Results will help inform code changes.
A machine inside a current EGGER manufacturing facility. Photo: Alex Baumann, Courtesy of EGGER
The company says the new facility will create 770 jobs over the next 15 years.
Photo: Two Trees Management, Matthew Williams
The new spaces range from about 8,500 to 11,000 sf and were added to Two Trees Management’s ancho...read more
Photo courtesy Mortenson Construction
Mortenson deconstructed the barn and repurposed it for the new space.
New material is substitute for concrete and steel in multi-story projects.
The project received a Wood Innovation Grant that will help spur construction of the Hastings + C...read more
Rendering courtesy of Lever Architecture
The building’s design, building materials, and commercial tenants are all focused on the key aspe...read more
Image courtesy of PortLiving.
The wood, concrete, and glass building will rise approximately 233 feet when finished.
The TimberLine Series pairs a high-strength steel subframe with a wood-veneered metal cover cap t...read more
Rendering courtesy C.F. Møller
C.F. Møller’s design was selected as the winner of a competition organized by Riksbyggen in Väste...read more
Custom WoodWorks® Channeled wall panels control acoustics in the College Football Hall of Fame and contribute to the formal atmosphere of the space.
Real wood veneer panels evoke warmth, texture, and color of a football.
Rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures
The mixed-use towers would each rise 36 stories into the sky and connect via rooftop skybridges....
Courtesy Sierra Pacific Windows
The use of Douglas fir glulam beams can obviate the need for steel beams, even for walls up to 14...read more
Photo courtesy of Bill Timmerman.
Winners were selected in categories such as wood school design, commercial wood design, wood in g...read more
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The American Institute of Steel Construction contends that the steel industry is a “world leader”...read more
Brock Commons at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, employs hybrid construction, combining mass timber with concrete and steel. Shown here, workers position a CLT panel with steel stud framing and preinstalled windows. The Building Team includes: Acton Ostry Architects (architect), Architekten Hermann Kaufmann (tall wood advisor), Fast+Epp (SE), Stantec (ME and sustainability), GHL Consultants (fire science/building code), RDH Building Science (building science), and Urban One Builders (CM). Photo: Pollux Chung/Seagate Structures.
The idea of using mass timber for tall buildings keeps gaining converts.
Photo courtesy Freres Lumber
Designed as an alternative for cross laminated timber (CLT), MPP is a large-scale plywood panel w...read more
Photo courtesy Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Assoc.
The species is first new U.S.-grown softwood to be tested for strength values since 1920s.
Rendering courtesy of Perkins + Will
River Beech Tower is said to be a part of a masterplan along the Chicago River.
Photo courtesy of Alison Brooks Architects
Weight for weight, CLT is stronger than concrete and can be machined to incredibly high tolerance...
Photo: Duncan Rawlinson, flickr Creative Commons
The new building code prevents any structure with more than three stories from being built from a...read more
Colorburst panels are available in four stock options—Robin Egg Blue, Viridian Green, Haute Pink,...read more
Photo: Matthias Kabel, Wikimedia Commons
Products will now have to be labeled as compliant to the new rules.
The campaign asserts that not enough is known about CLT in construction
Rendering of Shigeru Ban's Terrace House project. Plans are subject to change, and the full unveil is scheduled for the fall. Rendering courtesy Shigeru Ban and PortLiving. Click here to enlarge.
To lessen the carbon footprint, Terrace House in Vancouver will be made of wood sourced from Brit...read more
The ceiling of the Richmond Olympic Oval building in Richmond, B.C., Canada, is made of glulam. Photo: Thelastminute/Wikimedia Commons.
The first timber home was built 10,000 years ago. Now 40-story wood skyscrapers are being constru...read more
Ark Encounter is the first phase of the AiG theme park
When you’re building the largest timber-frame structure in the world, you don’t want an open flam...read more
Rendering courtesy C.F. Møller
The development acts as a transition area between a traditional urban landscape and parklands....
Rendering courtesy Anders Berensson Architects
The structure, which will be made entirely out of cross-laminated timber, will rise 436 feet into...read more