timber construction in South Africa

Specifying for timber construction

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) weighs in. In South Africa, under the Building Standards Act (Act 103/1977 as amended) and the National Building Regulations (NBR), there are only two legal methods by which to design and construct timber structures. These are as follows:

A South African case for mass timber

 · Benefits of using mass timber in South Africa. One of the benefits of using mass timber in South Africa is the increased speed of construction. A lot of this is to do with these materials being produced in a …

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and timber for frame wall construction, Standards South Africa, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 2005. [31] South African National Standards, SANS 1783-5-2: 2018

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Module 21: Building with timber & fibre boards

relatively cheap (particularly if timber is plentiful) and quick to construct – section of the house can be pre-fabricated off-site (as is now done with roof trusses). Frame houses clad with timber and Nutec (fibre cement boards) are becoming increasingly popular in South Africa. Use of minimal structural materials allows builders to enclose a

Timber Construction – South African Builder

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) was established 45 years ago as a professional body to self-regulate the engineered timber roof structure industry and to provide design, manufacturing, erection, inspection and certification for compliance with inter alia SANS 10400, SANS 10243 and SANS 10082, where engineering ...

7 reasons why to build with timber in South Africa

Even in South Africa Novatop Solid wood construction system is certified for multi-storey buildings. 5. Timber is a light weight material with a high bearing capacity Thanks to light weight of timber (weight of kiln dried spruce is approx. 450 kg/m3), timber constructions are much lighter than its equivalent built from concrete or brick and mortar.

Tshwane Truss & Timber

Tshwane Truss & Timber is a member of the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa who governs all the Roof Truss System Suppliers and the Timber Roof Truss Manufacturers in South Africa. With our experience combined with mutual dedication to service excellence, guarantees that we will deliver an unbeatable roofing solution.

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Knysna Timber Homes – Established 1988. Primarily a timber construction company specializing in timber design and construction. Our projects and services include design and building of homes, resorts, convention centers, restaurants, office buildings and various other structures. Knysna Timber Homes provides a full turnkey service to clients ...

Getting timber frames right

 · All building and construction has to be done according to the correct standards. For timber frame structures in South Africa, the correct standard is SANS 10082. "Every builder should have a copy of SANS 10082, …

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Welcome to T&B Log Homes The company that has changed the face of timber construction in South Africa and worldwide. We are world leaders in Heavy Solid Log Homes and Timber Frame Construction and have developed over …

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3.4 Modular and timber construction In South Africa, timber homes were re-introduced as an alternative to conventional brick and mortar homes in the sixties (Cronje, 2013: online). The timber frame wall panels with doors and window frames built into panel openings are manufactured on site or pre-manufactured

7 reasons why to build with timber in South Africa

Even in South Africa Novatop Solid wood construction system is certified for multi-storey buildings. 5. Timber is a light weight material with a high bearing capacity. Thanks to light weight of timber (weight of kiln dried spruce is …

TIMBER HOMES IN S.A. – Past, Present & Future

TIMBER HOMES IN SA – A brief history up until now. The predecessor of the timber home in South Africa are the wood frame and iron clad homes, some imported in kit form from Europe, and others designed and built here – in the late 1800''s to early 1900''s. The most well known of these is the Smuts House, pre-fabricated in the UK and ...

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Over the past years Timbercraft have built free standing homes in all conceivable sizes ranging from beach cottages and granny flats to multi storey homes. We work throughout the Cape Peninsula and although we specialize in Roof …

Timber as the dominant construction material for building

We can determine how much wood chips would be needed to build a typical timber-framed house and the result is 47 531 houses (of an average size of 114m2). Considering our estimated housing requirement of 54 000, this resource alone would be a sustainable source.*

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 · [Johannesburg, 22 March 2017]: Poorly constructed roofs have become a real concern in residential South Africa. The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) offers insight into legislation governing this aspect of a building as well as guidelines for a correctly built, sound timber roof structure.. Arguably one of the most important parts of any …

Timber Wood

 · Timber farming in South Africa produces various products suitable for export. And it is important that we do. There are a variety of timber wood types needed in the construction industry. Timber has become an …

Timber Cladding Companies SA

Timber Cladding business listings category on Construction Companies South Africa Directory. Search Timber Cladding company listings in SA.

Institute for Timber Construction South Africa

 · The Institute of Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA urges everyone involved in the timber roof truss industry to act responsibly and comply with the National Building Regulations SANS 10400 and Building Standards Act 103 of 1977. See More. Institute for Timber Construction South Africa.

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Specifying for timber construction

 · In South Africa, under the Building Standards Act (Act 103/1977 as amended) and the National Building Regulations (NBR), there are only two legal methods by which to design and construct timber structures. These are as follows: Timber framed structures built in accordance with SANS 10082 – Code of Practice for Timber Buildings.

Timber-frame Structures

History of Timber Construction in South Africa. Timber construction practices began in South Africa during the 1800''s, but it has become an established building method only in the last 30 years. Initially the Gypsum Industries Agreement Certificate for brick veneer (cladding for timber-frame structures) was followed. ...

The Rands and cents of timber construction

 · Jacques Cronje of Jacques Cronje Timber Design, experiences consumer perception in South Africa as regarding timber construction as an affordable building material, while he believes otherwise. "I think the misconception of timber''s affordability may stem from a time in the ''60s and ''70s when cheap timber holiday homes were built along ...

Log Homes South Africa | Wooden Houses | T&B Log Homes

Welcome to T&B Log Homes The company that has changed the face of timber construction in South Africa and worldwide. We are world leaders in Heavy Solid Log Homes and Timber Frame Construction and have developed over 600 standard log house designs and wooden houses – ranging in size from a 20m2 octagonal rondawel to double and triple storey homes. Over 1,000 …

Institute for Timber Construction

 · The Institute was established 45 years ago to self-regulate the engineered timber roof structure industry and to provide design, manufacturing, erection, inspection and certification for compliance with inter alia SANS 10400, SANS 10243 and SANS 10082, where engineering rational designs are applicable.

Timber Design – Architectural design specialising in …

About Us. After 15 years of experience in both the construction and design of timber buildings, and as a result of his passion for timber buildings, Jacques started the practice '' Jacques Cronje Timber Design'' in 2007. The primary …

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Established in 1960 as an English Based company, Timber Construction opened in South Africa in 1972. Both the previous and current Timber Construction …

Timber Design – Architectural design specialising in timber homes

About Us. After 15 years of experience in both the construction and design of timber buildings, and as a result of his passion for timber buildings, Jacques started the practice '' Jacques Cronje Timber Design'' in 2007. The primary focus of the practice is the design and provision of architectural services for sustainable and timber projects.

Compliant timber roof truss construction essential for sound roof ...

Compliant timber roof truss construction essential for sound roof structure Poorly constructed roofs have become a real concern in residential South Africa. The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) offers insight into legislation governing this aspect of a building as well as guidelines for a correctly built, sound timber ...

Types, Qualities and Uses of Timber Wood In Africa

 · 7 Major Types Of Wood Timber. 1. Bubinga. Bubinga is a 130-15- ft tree which primarily grows in Equatorial Africa. Specs: 130-150 ft tall, 3-6 ft trunk diameter, 56 lbs/ft3 avg dried weight, pink-red to a red-brown color, straight to interlocked grains, moderately to very high rot resistance. Uses: Being easy to work with, it is mainly used for ...

Timber Construction | Composite and Timber Designs

Timber Construction is proud to supply our clients with the best product and widest range of colours available, suited for your application and giving you a top quality professional installation. We offer more than 25 different colours and …

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5 myths about timber construction Timber construction is common across the world and, more particularly, in the USA, Europe and Australia. ... While it enjoys popularity in South Africa as well, timber construction carries with it a few misconceptions in the marketplace. In this article, we debunk five of the most common myths about timber ...

Institute for Timber Construction South Africa

 · December 16, 2021 ·. Shared with Public. Regional Meetings of the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) are not-to-be-missed opportunities for young professionals to catch up with the latest industry news, share experiences and meet some of the trailblazers who have been part of the ITC-SA since it was established 49 years ...

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Institute for Timber Construction South Africa

Institute for Timber Construction South Africa, Isando, Gauteng, South Africa. 8,684 likes · 14 talking about this · 49 were here. The ITC-SA is the professional and …

Specifying for timber construction

In South Africa, under the Building Standards Act (Act 103/1977 as amended) and the National Building Regulations (NBR), there are only two legal methods by which to design and construct timber structures. These are as follows: Timber framed structures built in accordance with SANS 10082 – Code of Practice for Timber Buildings.