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The Timber Tower, @SOM
June 04,2013

In a report released today, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill discussed the results of the ...

© Michael Green Architecture
April 30,2013

The Wood Innovation Design Center (WIDC), Prince George, British Columbia, will exhibit wood as a sustainable building material widely available...

April 24,2013

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of national green building rating programs, including LEED...

Lend Lease builds world's tallest timber apartment building
February 28,2013

Construction giant Lend Lease recently put the finishing touches on Forté, a 10-story apartment complex in Melbourne, Australia's Victoria Harbour...

February 26,2013

New design values for all sizes and grades of visually graded Southern Pine dimension lumber were published in the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau...

ANSI standard for interior doors open for second public ballot
February 26,2013

WDMA I.S.6A-11, Industry Standard for Interior Architectural Wood Stile and Rail Doors and WDMA I.S.1A-11, Industry Standard for...

This suburban Seattle Starbucks was built with shipping containers.
February 22,2013

Coffee giant Starbucks is rolling out mini-stores with maximum local flavor, as part of an international pilot program.

8 eye-popping wood building projects
February 05,2013

From 100-foot roof spans to novel reclaimed wood installations, the winners of the 2013 National Wood Design Awards push the envelope in wood...

Tiina Antinoja
September 06,2012

The award is given for a student work in which wood as a building material has a central role.

June 01,2012

The full report contains participating firm demographics, energy reduction initiatives undertaken by firms, anecdotal accounts, and lessons...