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Silva Timber Tower

City : Bordeaux
Client : EPA Bordeaux
Surface area : 50m de hauteur – 11 000 m² SDP
Team : Kaufman&Broad + Art&Build et Studio Bellecour Sacba // Integral Bois System (IBS) / Egeris // Egis Bâtiments // Elioth

Silva tower is a bio-sourced 18 floors housing building made of 15 timber storeys lying on a three-storey concrete base. To ensure users safety and comfort in this unprecedented project, Elioth provided a detailed design a mixed structure made of a concrete core and peripheric timber skeleton.

Expertise

Study and design of the wooden structure and envelope during the competition phase. Complete modeling and pre-dimensioning of the wooden support structure and the concrete core. Optimization of the bracing exoskeleton according to the shape desired by the architects.

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Francois LATOUR

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