"Tree of Life" in Taiwan takes shape
The center of the 20.000 m², climate-neutral production site “Dreamwork Green Factory” of Shuter company in Taiwan is marked by the “Tree of Life” (symbol of the spiritual banyan tree). The 25 m high tree made of glulam consists of 16 columns that extend into branches under the roof.
An accessible helicline made of curved glulam elements leads to the higher floors.
There is also a floating bridge between production hall and office building.
Almost 400 m³ glulam and approx. 80 m³ LVL were used for the “Tree of Life”.
The local timber construction company M.H. Timber Design is overseeing the ongoing installation.
Amanpuri Retail Pavilion, Phuket, Thailand
Timber Concept delivered the entire timber construction (Glulam, CLT, solid wood) for this unique building – Amanpuri Resort’s Retail Pavilion on Phuket Island, Thailand. The “floating roofs” pavilion was designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma.
Read an excellent article by wallpaper.com
New sails for Heage Windmill in Derbyshire, United Kindgom
Derbyshire’s tourist attraction, the Heage windmill was modernized with 84 laminated pieces of glulam larch. The renovation project for two new sails was finished with 750 hours of volunteer labor during this summer.
CLT semi-detached houses built in Bost (Tienen), Belgium
Several semi-detached houses in CLT massive timber were constructed in Bost (Tienen), Belgium.
Timber Concept did static calculation, planning and delivery of CLT and connectors.
With an optimized loading and crane-movement schedule construction time could be reduced to 22 hours (2.5 days) with a 3-man crew.
CLT single-family home constructed
A single-family home in CLT massive timber construction was built in Leingarten, Germany.
Timber Concept provided static calculation, planning and energy certificate for this building project.
The walls are made of 12 cm thick and the roof of 18 cm thick massive CLT panels.
In total 150 elements in 3 lorries were transported to the construction site and assembled there.
In the long run the wood used in this single house will help to bundle 130 tons of CO².
25. International Holzbau-Forum (IHF 2019)
Timber Concept is exhibiting at this year’s IHF in Innsbruck.
Come and meet us at booth CF 241 in the Casino Foyer, second floor!
Timber Concept study trip to London
For this year’s study trip the Timber Concept team went to London Oct 17-19, 2019 to visit some of our projects and customers and to do a little sightseeing…
Glulam beams arrived
The 34,1 m long glulam beams have arrived in Singapore and were transported to the construction site in Sumang Walk in a nocturnal effort. Construction has already started.
Timber Concept ships 34,1 m long glulam beams
For a school construction in Singapore, Timber Concept has sent the longest timber beams ever from Europe to Asia.
The project Sumang Walk in Punggol district, Singapore is a public school commissioned by the Ministry of Education in Singapore as a “green bulding”.
Each glulam beam is 34,1 m long, 40 cm wide and 1,46 -2,20 m high and weighs more than 11 tons. So altogether more than 135 tons were sent on its way to Singapore via break-bulk seafreight.
Timber Concept achieves FSC® certification
Timber Concept is now officially FSC® certified!
Mount Banahaw Project in Structure Magazine
In its latest issue Structure magazine is featuring Timber Concept with the Mount Banahaw project in the Philippines.
This year’s LIGNA, the world leading tradeshow for tools, machines and facilities for wood manufacturing and processing, took place in Hannover from May 27-31.
Our Ansgar Knill supported the hsbcad team and presented practical examples of application in wood engineering to interested customers.
Mass Timber Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA
The Mass Timber Conference in Portland, Oregon, USA has established its role as one of the most important get-togethers in the area of solid wood construction.
Markus Tiling again attended the conference from March 19-22, 2019. Together with 1.500 experts he could get information on the latest developments in North America, visit a brand-new production site for mass plywood and do networking with old and new contacts.
Timber Concept is new sponsor of folklore band Roggenzell
The local folklore band has a tradition of almost 200 years and entertains at various church and village events, music festivals and parades. The band puts an emphasis on musical youth promotion.
We are happy to support this band!
10th Forum Holzbau Spezial Bauphysik & Gebäudetechnik
Sebastian Krämer and Thomas Schmidbauer participated in the 10th Forum Holzbau Spezial Bauphysik & Gebäudetechnik (building physics & building technology) with approximately 420 other attendees in Bad Wörishofen.
Lectures were focused on thermal insulation, moisture proofing, sound and fire protection.
Timber Concept team goes sledding
The team spent a sunny afternoon sledding in Bezau/Bregenzerwald, Austria. Up we went to Baumgarten at 1.648 m altitude by cable car, from where we started our downhill race.
BAU 2019, Januar 14-19, 2019 in Munich
David Weizsäcker and Ansgar Knill took turns presenting the latest software solutions for the wood industry at our partner hsbcad’s booth at this year’s BAU where one in four visitors was from the area of architecture, engineering and planning.
Timber Concept starts holiday season
The Timber Concept team finishes a successful year in a relaxed atmosphere.
We wish all our clients, suppliers and friends a wonderful holiday season and a healthy and successful new year 2019!
Timber Concept sponsors Plant-for-the-Planet
From December 2018 on Timber Concept is proud sponsor of the Plant-for-the-Planet organization.
Using the slogan „Stop Talking. Start Planting” the organization founded by children aims at planting 1.000 billion trees around the globe to bundle CO² emission.
From now on also Timber Concept as a sponsor is planting trees in the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico.
We visited and exhibited with our own booth at the IHF 2018 (24. Internationales Holzbau-Forum) from December 5-7 in Garmisch. This year’s host country was Australia.
Birthday celebration in Southern France
Michaela Schlimm celebrated her birthday from May 4-7 in Southern France. The team had a few days to enjoy the sun and the formidable region.
Dach + Holz International
For a whole week Ansgar Knill supported our partner hsbCAD with his technical wood construction know-how at this year’s Dach + Holz International show in Cologne (Feb 20 -23) at their booth.
Construction team grows
The team has received new dynamic support by the addition of Malwina Aigner (B. Sc. wood construction/wood technology at the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg) and Sebastian Krämer (Degreed engineer in wood construction at the University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim). Both support our team as CAD construction engineers.
Timber Concept goes Oktoberfest
On September 22nd we will celebrate. We meet in the traditional Schottenhamel beer tent and enjoy the biggest folk festival in the world.
Grand Opening CDL Sustainability Academy, Singapore
We are invited on June 5th to the official opening of the CDL Sustainability Academy by Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinator of National Security Mr. Teo Chee Hean.
Training and qualification measures
Ansgar Knill and David Weizsäcker are successfully taking part in another advanced hsbCAD training course.
After several months' training, Thomas Schmidbauer is completing his final examinations as energy consultant with perfect grades. We congratulate!
Additional trade exhibitions
LIGNA May 22 - May 26, 2017, Hannover
At the LIGNA, Ansgar Knill supports our partner hsbCAD throughout the week at her booth.
African Construction Summit 31.05 + 01.06.17, Munich
We are part of the African Construction Summit in Munich. This is where high-ranking representatives of the African construction industry meet with companies from Germany to initiate and discuss projects.
Girl’s Day at Timber Concept
At the Girls' Day at the beginning of May, Hanna Gusinde and Lisa Schalk are given an initial insight into the planning and construction of timber buildings. This event includes craft and natural sciences related tasks as well as some first simple applications of the drawing program under the guidance of David Weizsäcker.
International Mass Timber Conference, Portland, USA
In March 2017, Markus Tiling flies to Oregon to attend at the International Mass Timber Conference. He is one of 800 participants from 20 nations participating in this largest CLT conference outside Europe.
Our team is growing
With David Weizsäcker, master of carpentry as well as CAD Designer and Thomas Schmidbauer, structural engineer as well as building energy consultant, our team receives energetic support in the technical office. This is the basis for the growth and expansion of our activities in the field of planning timber projects. Design, engineering, fabrication drawings and energy consulting can now be covered by our team. The new team members are a great enrichment for our expertise and harmonic working environment.
At the same time, we are expanding our offices on the first floor, where 3 new workstations, a conference room, a plotter room and a kitchen can be found.
Visit of State Secretary Franz Josef Pschierer
We are very pleased with the visit of State Secretary Franz Josef Pschierer and the regional parliamentarians Eberhard Rotter and Eric Beißwenger in our office in Weißensberg.
Exhibition at Dach + Holz International, Stuttgart
From the 2 to the 5th of February, 2016, we will be exhibiting at the Dach + Holz International trade fair in Stuttgart and are looking forward to a lot of visits and good discussions at our booth # 1.701 in Hall 1.
Building Design Suite Premium purchased
The Building Design Suite is a comprehensive 3D construction software that optimizes planning, visualization, simulation and execution in building construction with a combination of CAD and BIM tools. A program from the suite is Autodesk Revit 2016, specifically developed for BIM (Building Information Modeling). Ansgar Knill participates in a 2-day training course in Bad Dürrheim.
Working on major projects in Asia
Construction and delivery of a hotel complex to the Maldives. The foremen of the construction group in the Maldives receive training in the assembly of the components at the glulam factory in Austria.
CLT seminar with training in Singapore
Bernd Gusinde flies to Singapore for a multi-day CLT lecture including training. For the BCA (Building Control Authority) 60 participants will be brought up to date in the planning and calculation of CLT and Glulam structures.
Other projects in Asia
Winner of the EXPORT PRICE award BAVARIA 2015 (category service)
The EXPORT PRICE of Bavaria is awarded annually to companies with max. 50 employees who are distinguished by their exceptional entrepreneurial achievements and their international success in the export sector. Almost 70 companies applied for the Bavarian export price in 2015. To our great surprise, our very young company was able to conquer the tough competition. We are very pleased with this award which was presented to us on November 19, 2015 by the Minister of Economic Affairs Ilse Aigner in Munich.
Our new homepage + Facebook + LinkedIn
We are expanding our social media presence.
Start of planning phase of the large Vommuli Island project
In collaboration with Bauingenieure Lackner Egger ZT GmbH the planning of a complete hotel complex in the Maldives begins.
Organization of a study trip
A study trip to Germany and Austria is organized for a group of 18 people from Singapore. The participants are engineers and architects. In addition to teaching some basics of wood construction, Markus Tiling also visits several manufacturing plants as well as construction projects in Germany and Austria. A film team from Singapore accompanies the experts. Afterwards, several TV film reports and newspaper articles on the European timber construction in the Asian region are published.
CLT seminar with training in the UK
Bernd Gusinde holds a multi-day CLT lecture including training in the UK.
Pioneer in the US - the very first school in CLT construction
We undertake the planning, construction and procurement for the very first school in the USA built in CLT construction. A ready-for-assembly kit is delivered in 40 containers. On site the assembly crew is trained by Bernd Gusinde so that wood construction with 1,600 m³ CLT and 100 m³ Glulam is completed 3 months later.
The first projects are planned and delivered throughout Europe
Here are some examples of deliveries of Glulam special components and CLT structures to France and Great Britain.
We are certified
Thanks to good advice and preparation, the Timber Concept GmbH receives the PEFC certification in German, English, French, Spanish and Italian without problems.
First deliveries of glulam, CLT and 3-ply panels
Within a very short time we find customers for our product side of the business. The first deliveries to Germany, Great Britain and France are organized.
The Hardware + Software with a merchandise management system + CAD drawing program is purchased
It was not an easy decision, but to this day we are very satisfied with our merchandise management system M-Soft and the drawing program hsbCAD.
The shareholders are complete
Markus Tiling (general manager), Bernd Gusinde (general manager),
Ansgar Knill (head of technical office), Michaela Schlimm (sales)
Name + logo of our company are fixed
The name + the logo of our company shall be modern, aesthetic, international, but nevertheless expressive. After many creative attempts, we came to a conclusion with which we are still very satisfied today.