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FY2016 Test Report Preparation Underway for 6-Storey Demo Project in Tsukuba

Hidehiko Fumoto

By Hidehiko Fumoto

Deputy Director and Manager Technical Services, Canada Wood Japan

December 19, 2016


Update to a story posted December 16, 2015, a FY2016 technical report is currently being prepared on the first 6-storey PFC demo project in a Building Research Institute (BRI) land property in Tsukuba City, earning the MLIT* innovative wooden building award.  The award funding covers various tests such as the studies on structures, fire resistance, vibration, overall shrinkage and installation practices.  COFI Tokyo, as a technical committee member of this BRI project, participated in the testing and research of this building and will be responsible for reporting the shear wall performance of the Midply Wall System adopted in this building.

*MLIT: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism