Timber Makes A Comeback In Construction


Wood was once the primary material used in construction, from the tiniest cabin to the tallest cathedrals. But all of that changed in 1885, when the first modern-day skyscraper was built. The 10-storey Home Insurance Building in Chicago was produced using steel frames. Home Insurance Building in Chicago (Source: Pinterest) Ever since then, steel was used in place of timber…


You have reached exclusive content available only to members.
Plan your next career move with the latest projects, tender wins & people movement from our expert Australian construction news team.

Recommended posts

What is Conecta?

Conecta is an innovative jobs platform for the construction and engineering industry.

Even if you are not looking for a job right now, having a Conecta profile means amazing opportunities can tap you on the shoulder.

Free Sign Up
Recent Jobs
Popular posts