oa Specifier - Timber an attractive option even on large structures : project showcase

Volume 45, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0007-344X



Conventional wisdom has it that timber trusses are best suited to smaller roofs and give way to steel on larger structures for both technical and cost considerations. A more accurate statement is actually that it depends on the specific design, as was clearly demonstrated in an interesting large commercial roof in Hermanus.

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