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Increasing the timber office fit-out market by designing for measurable life cycle benefits

Project Member(s): Forsythe, P., Ding, K.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited

Start year: 2014

Summary: Retro-fit occurs regularly over the life of office buildings. Related waste and recurring embodied energy is largely ignored. Timber design solutions could gain sustainability advantage over traditional approaches.


Forsythe, P & Ding, KG Forest and Wood Products Australia 2017, Increasing wood based office fitout for sustainable life cycle benefits, no. PNA 322-1314, pp. 1-82, Sydney.

FOR Codes: Quantity Surveying, Building Construction Management and Project Planning, Commercial Construction Design, Environmentally Sustainable Construction not elsewhere classified, Building not elsewhere classified, Environmentally sustainable construction activities not elsewhere classified