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Construction and assessment of a heritage Australian timber-framed store building


Nolan, G and Shanks, J, Construction and assessment of a heritage Australian timber-framed store building, Proceedings of the World Conference on Timber Engineering 2012, 15-19 July 2012, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 37-46. ISBN 978-1-62276-305-4 (2012) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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This paper presents the results of the detailed physical and structural assessment of one of Australia's oldest significant timber framed building: the four level, post and beam framed Hobart Bond Store building built between 1824-26. It describes both the timber milling and likely construction techniques used in the building's construction, illustrates the successes and failures of historic design and assembly methods, and provides guidance for those charged with preserving and renovating building of this type into the future.

Item Details

Item Type:Non Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:heritage, large section unseasoned construction
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Civil engineering
Research Field:Construction engineering
Objective Division:Construction
Objective Group:Construction materials performance and processes
Objective Field:Timber materials
UTAS Author:Nolan, G (Professor Gregory Nolan)
UTAS Author:Shanks, J (Dr Jon Shanks)
ID Code:85020
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Research Division
Deposited On:2013-06-11
Last Modified:2013-06-14

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