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Timber Buildings and Sustainability

Edited by Giovanna Concu

University of Cagliari,

The construction sector alone accounts for 40 percent of resource consumption and environmental pollution. In line with the current considerations on environmental sustainability, particular attention is paid to eco-sustainable building materials such as timber. Timber is able to perform both load-bearing and comfort constructive functions. It is also a natural, renewable and recyclable material. However, its use as an engineering material calls for constant development and research. This book provides insight into the spread of the use of timber in the construction industry, presenting some thoughts on important aspects related to production, design and responsible use.

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Timber Buildings and SustainabilityEdited by Giovanna Concu

Published: December 4th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78428

ISBN: 978-1-78923-882-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-881-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-843-3

Copyright year: 2019

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1780 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Introductory Chapter: Timber and Sustainability in Construction

By Giovanna Concu

67

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2. Lumber-Based Mass Timber Products in Construction

By Meng Gong

477

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3. Structural Design of a Typical American Wood-Framed Single-Family Home

By Anthony C. Jellen and Ali M. Memari

540

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4. Communicating Added Value in Wooden Multistorey Construction

By Cecilia Mark-Herbert, Elin Kvennefeldt and Anders Roos

199

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5. Operative Machinery Costs Analysis within Forest Management Implementation Frame

By Francesco Carbone and Rodolfo Picchio

127

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6. Raw Material Demand-Supply and Policy Recommendations of Turkish Wood-Based Panel Industry

By Hasan Tezcan Yildirim

190

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7. Timber Harvesting Production, Costs, Innovation, and Capacity in the Southern Cone and the U.S. South

By Patricio Mac Donagh, Joshua Roll, George Hahn and Frederick Cubbage

181

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