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The Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE): non-conventional materials in mainstream construction

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Harris, R and Shanks, JD and Hodsdon, T and Borer, P, The Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE): non-conventional materials in mainstream construction, 11th International Conference on Non-conventional Materials and Technologies, 6-9 September 2009, Bath, England (2009) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]


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Abstract

The paper discusses the materials and construction methods adopted for the Wales Institute of Sustainable Education. The paper describes the construction methods and addresses how to achieve success with the various materials used. The building is an important development towards the use of non-conventional materials in mainstream construction.

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Item Type:Non Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:timber, pegs, dowels, carpentry
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Engineering Design
Research Field:Engineering Design Empirical Studies
Objective Division:Construction
Objective Group:Construction Materials Performance and Processes
Objective Field:Timber Materials
Author:Shanks, JD (Dr Jon Shanks)
ID Code:90554
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:Architecture
Deposited On:2014-04-10
Last Modified:2014-04-10
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