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Document type:
Report / Forschungsbericht 
Author(s):
Tietze, Andrea; Ott, Stephan; Boulet, Sylvain; Gradeci, Klodian; Labonnote, Nathalie; Grynning, Steinar; Noreen, Joakim; Pousette, Anna 
Title:
TallFacades 
Subtitle:
Identification of Cost-effective and Resilient Envelopes for Wood Constructions 
Abstract:
With an increasing height of timber buildings, the challenge is growing to provide moisture-safe conditions for the expected lifetime of building envelopes. Tall buildings are particularly exposed to high wind pressures combined with driving rain. Additionally, large-scale buildings require longer times of construction in which the structural elements are especially exposed to moisture. Last but not least inspection, maintenance and repair possibilities are limited in high rise structures. Co...    »
 
Keywords:
wood; facades; exterior walls; moisture; safety; durability; risk analysis; urban buildings; maintenance; service life 
Contracting organization:
Woodwisdom-Net / BMEL 
Year:
2017 
Pages:
126