TimberLab Delivers Award Finalists for 2020

The NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards is a highly acclaimed, bi-annual awards event showcasing the innovative, structural and aesthetic use of timber by New Zealand architects and engineers.  The entrants constantly provide projects of an exceptionally high standard. Wood as a construction material offers a level of versatility and texture that can be [...]

By |2019-11-15T16:04:18+13:00November 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Engineered Timber Rising Steadily Upwards

Scion is a NZ Crown research institute that specialises in research, science and technology development for the forestry, wood product, wood-derived materials, and other biomaterial sectors. Scion’s new multi-storey timber building is progressing as the massive components, assembled into diagonal grids, are secured into place in this striking structure. TimberLab was engaged by RDT [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:38:35+13:00October 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Up, Up & Away!

Prefabricated LVL Diagrid frames loaded onto oversize truck are on the way to Scion’s Rotorua site for their new innovation hub - A seismic resistant / low damage structure designed to move in response to a seismic event. This 3-level, distinctive structure is taking shape on site and is an exciting project to be [...]

By |2019-07-30T15:26:54+12:00July 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Auckland Zoo Building Wins Architecture Award

Auckland Zoo Administration Building Wins Commercial Architecture Award 2019 When Auckland Zoo decided they needed a larger administration area, Ignite Architects were engaged to design their new space. Ignite worked with TimberLab Solutions and BGT engineers to ensure the design was cost efficient to manufacture. The open interior features Glulam portal frames to the [...]

By |2019-05-21T14:27:31+12:00May 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

TimberLab Glulam on the International Stage

When world leaders meet for APEC meetings later this month in Papua New Guinea, they will be admiring the new Glulam Convention Centre - Long House featuring Glulam manufactured and supplied from TimberLab in NZ. TimberLab is proud to be part of the team that produced this spectacular demonstration of timber’s beauty, versatility and [...]

By |2018-11-14T13:34:59+13:00November 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

TimberLab Donates to Local School

TimberLab was able to help a local school in their fundraising efforts last weekend. We made this handsome looking “Snot Man” & the children painted it themselves. On the Gala Day, participants paid to put their hands inside his nostrils (filled with slime) to get a prize. A lot of fun was had & a [...]

By |2019-10-11T09:11:48+13:00November 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

TimberLab Expanding CNC Capabilities

TimberLab Solutions is New Zealand’s most experienced manufacturer of structural Laminated Timber with over 60 years’ experience. As new engineered wood products have entered the market, TimberLab has positioned itself to deliver the full structural package of engineered wood products including Glulam, LVL and CLT providing your One-Stop-Shop Solution. With an increase in market [...]

By |2018-10-05T11:48:45+13:00October 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Wood Warrior at NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards

We’re all extremely proud of Owen Griffiths who was named “Wood Warrior” industry champion at last week’s NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards. In bestowing the honour on him, Chair of WPMA Brian Stanley pointed out that Owen “really understands the industry” and is an active member of a number of industry organisations. Owen is [...]

By |2018-09-28T14:52:45+12:00September 28th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Timber Design Supreme Award Winner – 2nd Year Running

TimberLab Congratulates Studio Pacific as Project Overall Winner at 2018 NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards. The He Tohu Document Room in Wellington took out the Interior Innovation award & then went on to be judged Overall Winner at last week's event in Auckland. Some of the judges’ comments - “Excellent showcase for digital technology [...]

By |2018-10-01T09:59:36+13:00September 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Another Award Winner for TimberLab

Half Moon Bay Ferry Pier has just been awarded the Best Public Works project under $5 Million by IPWEA (Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia) - New Zealand Excellence Awards. Credits: Auckland Transport, Downer, BDG Architects, Lautrec Consulting Engineers and Bellingham Marine. TimberLab produced these laminated timber portal frames with columns & hand rails [...]

By |2018-07-26T14:14:27+12:00July 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments

TimberLab Features on TV3 News Story About Future of Timber

Multi-storey Engineered Timber Buildings are set to be the future for Mid to High-Rise commercial structures. It’s happening overseas – now it is time for NZ to catch up. TimberLab is working closely with Tallwood in leading the charge. See News; covered by NewsHub on TV3, 23 May 2018.

By |2018-05-25T14:04:19+12:00May 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

TimberLab Celebrates 60 Years

 As TimberLab turns 60, our C.E.O. shares a few things he's learnt from his time steering the company from strength to strength. TimberLab’s C.E.O. Grant McIntosh, has been involved in the business for 36 years and is the 3rd generation of his family to lead the Company which was founded by his grandfather.  Grant is [...]

By |2018-05-15T14:18:58+12:00April 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments