In this episode of Speak Up blog we are discussing mass timber from the perspective of an on-site team.
And here with me today John Goldsworthy who is an Operations Manager in Built Environs. John’s 35 plus years in the construction. He has worked his way through to become a recognised and respected industry expert.
He is an active member of the New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) and of Prefab NZ.
John has been managing numerous mass timber buildings over the years and in more recent times is actively involved in the construction and delivery of New Zealand’s tallest mass timber project – Auckland City Mission.
3:03-3:26 Auckland City Mission – a platform for launching high-rise mass timber construction in New Zealand.
4:00-7:04 – endless advantages of mass timber from the perspective of on-site works;
7:05-7:40 – disadvantages of mass timber, though hardly any;
10:35 – 11:26 – the lessons learnt and critical areas of mass timber compliance;
12:10 – 13:27 - John is talking about his learning curve in mass timber fire and acoustic testing.