Timber construction is one of the oldest forms of construction…
Back in the day homes and other buildings were constructed out of logs. Today, modern timber constructions are precision engineered, strong and durable.
Timber construction is a method of construction revolving around the usage of wood for frames. Although highly prominent in more developed countries, it accounts for about 1% of all construction in South Africa. Time construction is timeless and dates back to the middle ages where it was easier and more convenient to source that brick and mortar.
In today’s day and age, Timber can be used to make beautiful architectural features. Timber constructions have many advantages:
- Energy Efficiency
- Design Flexibility
- Structural Soundness and Durability
- Artistry / Craftsmanship