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on July 09,2014

Residents are trying to block developers from destroying historic architecture in Tokyo's Yanaka district, where a remarkable number of traditional buildings survived the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 and World War II. 

The University of British Columbia Earth Sciences Building, by Perkins + Will, i
on May 29,2014

The wood-industry advocacy group reThink Wood has released "Summary Report: Survey of International Tall Wood Buildings," with informatino from 10 mid-rise projects in Europe, Australia, and Canada. 

The lobby and staircase use thousands of lengths of repurposed timber. Photo cou
on May 28,2014

The recently opened NewActon Nishi apartment complex in Canberra, Australia, features one of the more unique lobby spaces you'll see, with thousands of pieces of repurposed timber suspended from the walls and ceiling. 

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The current Ka Makani Community Center lobby entry following rehabilitation.
on May 31,2012 in Feature

An abandoned historic structure gains a new life as the focal point of a legendary military district in Hawaii.

on May 07,2012 in Product Review

The Human Resource Development Center of the Seoul City government in South Korea uses Dye Solar Cell (DSC) stained glass windows to generate...

on February 01,2012 in Feature

New products like cross-laminated timber are spurring interest in wood as a structural material.