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Library at the Dock is the centerpiece of Victoria Harbour’s new civic heart. It provides a much sought after hub for locals with meeting, performance, exhibition and entertainment spaces, digital studios, and a café, as well as quiet study areas and a traditional library collection. This project pioneered the use of CLT in public buildings in Australia. The lighter weight compared with traditional construction permitted construction over an existing heritage wharf.
• Type: Public Building • Stories: Three (3) • Structure: Glulam post-and-beam braced frame, CLT core walls • Completed: 2014 • GBCA—6 star
Mass Timber, Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT)