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Cheaper construction material may increase risk for firefighters.
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Summarizes provisions in the 2015 International Building Code.
The main exhibit hall is the Chicago Cultural Center, which opened in 1897 and served as the city’s main library until 1977. Photo by Adilla Menayang
From lightweight wooden pallets to the largest lengths of CLT-slabs that can be shipped across No...read more
The project will have 434 condominiums and rental units combined. Renderings courtesy of LSR Gesdev Inc.
Its 434 condo, townhouse, and rental units in three eight-story buildings are made from sustaina...read more
The 79 & Park project will be built next to Stockholm’s Royal National City Park. Renderings courtesy Bjarke Ingels Group
Cascading glass and wooden cubes create a form similar to Northern Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway roc...read more
The guides establish prescriptive, wind-resistive structural requirements for wood-frame building...read more
Plans include a mix of market-rate and social housing, a student hotel, urban agriculture, a bus station, e-car hub, and other amenities. Renderings courtesy Michael Green Architecture
“Just as Gustave Eiffel shattered our conception of what was possible a century and a half ago, t...read more
The Waterfront, a 128-unit wood-based residential development in Stavanger, Norway, designed by AART architects and Kraftvaerk for client Kruse-Smith. This first phase was completed last July; a second phase is under construction. More than 80 firms competed for the project. Photo courtesy AART Architects
The recent push for larger and taller wood structures may seem like an architectural fad. But Bui...read more
In each protrusion on the jagged roof is a skylight, bringing in plenty of natural light into the space within. Renderings courtesy Henning Larsen Architects
The new extension will complement Österund’s wooded surroundings
The development will overlook an old harbor in Stockholm's industrial district on the island of Djurgården. Renderings courtesy Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
The four towers, 20 stories each, will be made entirely out of Swedish pine, from frame to façade...
The tower is designed to be 70% wood, and will contain gardens and flexible living spaces attached to a central concrete core. Renderings courtesy Weingartner Architects
The interiors for each unit are designed using an elastic living concept, where different spaces...read more
The Wood in Educational Buildings award winner, Indian Mountain Student Arts & Innovation Center in Lakeville, Conn. Photo: Robert Benson Photography
Jackson Hole (Wyo.) Airport and Stapleton Library in Staten Island, N.Y., are among the projects...read more
The Houston-based developer is planning a seven-story wood-framed office building in Minneapolis’...read more
The competition invites U.S. developers, institutions, organizations, and design teams willing to...read more
The concept behind the research is to slice the stalk of bamboo grass into smaller pieces to bond...read more
Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically...read more
Residents are trying to block developers from destroying historic architecture in Tokyo's Yanaka...read more
The wood-industry advocacy group reThink Wood has released "...read more
The recently opened NewActon Nishi apartment complex in Canberra, Australia, features one of the...read more
A 14-story luxury apartment block in central Bergen, Norway, will be the world's tallest timber-f...read more
From bold structural glulam designs to striking textured wall and ceiling schemes, these award-wi...read more
Green Building Initiative (GBI) Vice President for National Affairs Erin Schaffer is participated...read more
The first annual BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland conference and expo kicked off this morni...read more
North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...read more
Construction giant Lend Lease recently put the finishing touches on Forté, a 10-story apartment c...read more
WDMA I.S.6A-11, Industry Standard for Interior Architectural Wood Stile and Rail Doors a...read more
New design values for all sizes and grades of visually graded Southern Pine dimension lumber were...read more