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Advantages of a Timber Partition Wall

What is a Partition Wall? Discussing the addition of a partition wall may conjure memories of free-standing, semi-permanent walls, that you may have seen used in office spaces and classrooms. They can be drab and uninspired, favouring function over everything. Timber partition walls are a far cry from this option. With the help of Modinex […]

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Is Timber Sustainable?

When timber is produced responsibly it is considered one of the most sustainable building materials. Timber is renewable, recyclable, and can offer environmental, social and economic value. Timber and Climate Change The climate is intrinsically linked with our forests, as they are an important aspect of the global carbon cycle. Sustainable timber production forests and […]

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How timber can improve the acoustics of your space

The Greeks were the first to understand and harness the power of acoustics in their design and building of amphitheaters. Sound waves can take many forms as they travel through the air and interact with the environment. A sound wave will travel through an environment until it reaches a surface such as a wall or […]

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Product Spotlight: Flat Profile

Timber is taking modern architecture to new heights, and with its beauty, sustainability and workability, there’s no questions why. With the warm notes of stunning softwood, the Austratus flat profile will inspire a naturally calming character in the details of your next project. Our timber flat profile is an off-the-shelf suspended system that can be […]

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Why Use Timber for Your Ceilings?

Timber has been used in construction for countless years. Quite possibly the first ‘real’ building material, second only to stone, it has been used to build just about every structure you can think of and more. With such a rich history, it’s clear to see why we are still using it to build with to […]

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4 Reasons To Use Hemlock for Your Next Project

Benefits of Hemlock Timber Hemlock is naturally beautiful. It’s an exquisite addition to any space, and offers an exotic and contemporary feel for an affordable price. Austratus proudly uses sustainably sourced Hemlock to produce outstanding results for our clients. Hemlock makes an architectural statement, and is an abundant, workable timber. Add ambience and enhance your […]

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Product Spotlight: Fin Profile

The Austratus Fin Profile is one of the revolutionary products available as timber ceilings, timber walls and more. Offering a classic yet modern look, the Fin Profile adds depth and character to any space. Due to the tall and slim shape of each timber section, shadows are cast creating a dynamic new layer and enhancing […]

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Timber Feature Walls: Complete Guide

What is a Timber Feature Wall? A timber feature wall is a wall that has a different design to all other walls of the room, drawing attention and interest due to its unique style. Timber feature walls are a stylish, durable way to create a multi-textured, eye-drawing look to any residential or commercial design. Timber […]

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Suspended Timber Ceilings

Top up your design with a suspended ceiling Ornate, breathtaking and detailed, a decorated ceiling adds an extra level of awe to any room. Think Michelangelo’s fresco in the Sistine Chapel, the zodiac above you in New York’s Grand Central Station or the world’s largest stained glass ceiling in Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria. Without […]

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The Benefits of Using Western Red Cedar

As one of the world’s most unique softwood species, Western Red Cedar comes with many benefits, and has gained a reputation for its natural rich tones and high durability. This has made it a popular choice for external architectural use, as it can withstand the elements without compromising on style. Regardless of where you plan […]

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