Development of wood-based fireproof buildings in Japan

Yuji Hasemi, Naoyuki Itagaki, Tomoyo Yamaguchi

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    This report gives a summary review on the state-of-the-art and a scope of the development of woodbased "fireproof construction" and its application to real buildings in Japan. It includes review of the administrative background for the promotion of the use of wood in buildings, state of the art review on the technical aspects of wood based fireproof buildings, and discusses the needed research and actions for the further promotion of wood based fireproof buildings in Japan.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWCTE 2016 - World Conference on Timber Engineering
    PublisherVienna University of Technology
    ISBN (Electronic)9783903039001
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    Event2016 World Conference on Timber Engineering, WCTE 2016 - Vienna, Austria
    Duration: 2016 Aug 222016 Aug 25


    Other2016 World Conference on Timber Engineering, WCTE 2016


    • Fire resistant construction
    • Fireproof construction
    • Japan
    • Timber structure

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Forestry
    • Civil and Structural Engineering
    • Building and Construction
    • Architecture


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