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MPP62 – meyBRACE on timber floor
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It’s not often the meyBRACE timber portal system is required on the first floor of a two storey dwelling. When NNH Engineers specified the meyBRACE for this application, the challenge was to offer a simple tie-down solution on the timber floor that could replicate the...
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MPP61 – Scarborough Roof Cassettes
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Imagine a project nestled against the escarpment on a sloping site just north of Wollongong, NSW. An architect designed house to make the most of the narrow block with lots of weird angles and an inverted roof falling into a central courtyard. The perfect job...
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MPP60 – Mount Martha meyBRACE
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The meyBRACE for this project was specified by the engineer as an alternative to sheet bracing with tie-down rods. Due to the 3.5m high walls, the design capacity of the sheet brace had to be reduced by over 20%, rendering it inadequate for the application....
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MPP59 – Edmonson Park Cassettes
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When Frasers Property wanted to speed up their build process whilst making it safer as well, they turned to floor cassettes for their development at Edmonson Park, NSW. The 20 units of cassettes is the 2nd project they have completed this way with the 3D...
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MPP58 – SDWC Truss Screws
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The Simpson Strong-Tie SDWC truss screws have become the builder’s choice when it comes to tie-down connectors. The recent surge of these versatile screws meant we had no choice but to feature the SDWC as a Project Profile, especially to share the organic feedback from...
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MPP57 – Passivhaus cassettes – Dec 2023
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Westview Frame & Trusses has completed a number of projects for Blue Eco Homes. Blue Eco Homes is run by Joe Mercieca and aims to provide sustainable quality homes with minimal impact on the environment. This is shown in their Warimoo off-grid Passivhaus featured here....
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MPP56 – Tathra meyBRACE – Nov 2023
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Tathra, on the south coast of NSW, is growing rapidly as people want the sea change in life. We were approached to look at options where the engineer had designed a plywood box beam across the front of a home. A perfect candidate for meyBRACE,...
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MPP55 – LVL Studs – Oct 2023
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Meyer Timber has been offering LVL studs for sometime now, but its current demand has never been stronger since Covid. These studs are branded meyWALL (NSW & QLD), MT-LVL E10 and meyFRAME12 (VIC, TAS & QLD) with the common advantages of dimensional stability, straightness and...
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MPP54 – Three-storey Henley Townhouses Minta Farm Berwick – Sep 2023
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Our own, Timber Building Systems (TBS), have partnered with leading Australian builder, Henley Homes, to manufacture and install 150 multi-residential townhomes across suburban Victoria by the end of 2024. Transitioning from traditional building methods to DfMA offsite manufacturing with TBS has enabled Henley to deliver...
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MPP53 – Precut components – Aug 2023
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Stick building a home normally involves getting packs of timber delivered to site where you measure and cut each stick individually. Fast forward to the age of 3D modelling and cutting automation and people like Michael Smith are taking advantage of this. By modelling the...
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