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Publication: Wood Design Focus
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Reference ID: Volume 23 Issue 4
Publish Year: 2013
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Title: Design of a Four-Story Cross Laminated Timber Building in Northern Italy
Cross laminated timber structures are nowadays in-creasingly used in Italy, where a great number of low- to medium-rise buildings have been constructed mostly for residential purposes. However, in spite of this diffusion, there are still a lot of unresolved issues that design engi-neers have to face. This applies especially to seismic design, where several topics are still under discussion and are not yet completely covered by the Italian and European Building Code. This paper provides some an-swers to these issues, based on the actual design of a four-storey building in northern Italy.

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