For a 100,000-sf, three-story overbuild at 80 M Street East in Washington, D.C., Hickok Cole and Arup will use mass timber, which the developer Columbia Property Trust believes will lure tenants and justify higher rents. Image: Hickok Cole Architects
Mass timber is finally making a dent in commercial construction. But can it keep up with demand...
All renderings courtesy Hickok Cole
Hickok Cole is designing the project.
All images Henning Larsen
The project hopes to set a standard for how modern communities can live in harmony with nature....
Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier a...read more
A rendering of an office building in San Francisco that will be built with mass timber components. Mass Timber could be on the verge of gaining broader acceptance in the U.S. as a result of imminent building code changes and increasing supply. Images: Brookfield Properties and Design Distill
Suppliers of engineered wood products are suddenly scrambling to keep up with demand.
All photos: Tim Hursley
A design collaborative led by Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studio, Mackey Mitchell Architec...read more
Laval University’s TELUS Stadium houses a 328-foot by 197-foot indoor practice field for soccer, football, and rugby. Thirteen arches span 222 feet and provide a clear height of 59 feet at the center of the stadium, which seats 450 spectators. Photo courtesy Nordic Structures | Photographer: © Stéphane Groleau
Projects throughout the U.S. and Canada showcase the design and environmental traits of large-sca...read more
All renderings courtesy Katerra
Katerra is the design builder for the project with Michael Green Architecture as the design archi...read more
Photos courtesy Katerra
The factory recently opened in Spokane Valley, Wash.
The Heights & Areas Calculator, developed by the International Code Council, the American Wood Council, and WoodWorks, is based on provisions in the 2006 to 2015 editions of the International Building Code.
A free app that calculates the maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings of various occup...read more
Photo: Tall wood building student residence currently under construction at UBC in Vancouver, B.C. Credit: Acton Ostry Architects
The guide summarizes provisions for the use of wood and wood products in the 2018 IBC.
The Forest Stewardship Council and other groups aim to help buyers understand and make it easier...read more
National Veterans Resource Center. Rendering courtesy SHoP
The National Veterans Resource Center, scheduled to be completed in 2020, will highlight warm nat...read more
The office will rise in the emerging Bayside community.
Photo: Nikolaj Jakobsen
C.F. Møller Architects designed the building.
The 8,500-sf structure will be located in Fredericksburg.
A proposed 21-story residential tower in Milwaukee, Wis., would be the tallest in the country if approved by the city. Image: Korb + Associates Architects
The developer is confident that the city will approve construction, which is scheduled to start n...read more
A rendering of an office building being considered for the Riverfront Square redevelopment project in Newark, N.J., which would be made from mass timber. Image: Lotus Equity Group and Michael Green Architecture
The products’ future, though, could hinge on approval of proposed code changes.
Courtesy Ryan Companies
The building will feature a unique “shou sugi ban” charred wood exterior.
Renderings: LEVER Architecture
Inflation, escalating construction costs, and fluctuations in tax credit market are to blame for...read more
Judging by the outcome of a recent International Code Council Action Hearing, it’s likely that we...read more
Exempt products include structural plywood, oriented strand board (OSB).
The planned tower would rise 350 meters (1148 feet).
Courtesy Michael Green Architecture/Lotus Equity Group
Michael Green Architecture is designing the building.
The project received official approval to use exposed mass timber in the top seven stories of the 19-story building. Renderings: PortLiving
The 232-foot-tall Terrace House luxury condo development will be the tallest hybrid wood structur...read more
Photo: Brock Kryton
The incline elevator is located in downtown Edmonton and was publicly funded.
Rendering courtesy Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studios, Mackey Mitchell
Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studio, Mackey Mitchell Architects, and OLIN collaborated on t...read more
The duties would add 20% or more to cost if trade negotiators can’t find common ground.
Photo: Alberto Cosi, Courtesy of Chiangmai Life Construction and Panyaden International School
The building boasts a zero-carbon footprint and is naturally ventilated.