Ancient monument protection requirements applicable to timber-beamed ceilings

Well-maintained existing buildings constitute the face of our cities and communities. However, when it comes to the interior of ancient monuments, the inner workings are now expected to be much more modern than in the year of their construction.

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TCC Norms

In addition to EC 5 »Design and construction of timber structures«, the HBV shall be standardised. In preparation for this, several research institutions in Europe are currently working on a technical specification.

Properties of TCC

  • Large load spans
  • low dead weight
  • good fire resistance
  • good sound insulation
  • low susceptibility to vibration
  • prefabrication possible