Fast-rising designers Ben Kasdan and Blake Jackson offer candid perspectives from both coasts on the merits—and challenges—of designing with wood and compare notes on how architects can change perceptions by dreaming big and pushing boundaries.
Mark Halverson | Oct 13, 2016
Designers choose engineered wood to deliver strength, stability, and a sustainable solution for complex structural designs
Mark Halverson | Jul 5, 2016
Stronger building components combined with more intentionally constructed connections can mean the difference between buildings that withstand tornadoes and those that don’t.
Mark Halverson | Aug 25, 2015
Multifamily housing starts reached 358,000 in 2014, a 16 percent increase over 2013 and the highest total since 2007
Mark Halverson | Jul 29, 2015
The Appleton Mills complex includes 5 million square feet of space, with an original structure built in the 1870s and another building added in 1906
Mark Halverson | Jun 30, 2015
By nature, wood has nearly four times the thermal resistance of steel or masonry
Mark Halverson | Jun 5, 2015
A three-phase expansion and renovation, which began in 2009, nearly doubled the size of the aviation hub; the only one located in a national park
Mark Halverson | Jan 2, 2015
Case studies: Engineered wood brings cost savings and design flexibility across commercial project types
For commercial architects facing increasing pressure to design innovative structures while simultaneously cutting costs and accommodating tight deadlines, engineered wood systems are providing a welcome solution. With the abilities to span long distances and support increasingly greater heights, engineered wood and wood structural panels deliver performance and versatility alongside familiarity, availability and affordability. SPONSOR CONTENT
Mark Halverson | Dec 30, 2014
Case studies: Engineered wood brings cost savings, design flexibility across commercial project types
For commercial architects facing increasing pressure to design innovative structures while simultaneously cutting costs and accommodating tight deadlines, engineered wood systems are providing a welcome solution.
Mark Halverson | Nov 19, 2014
The Audrain Building on Newport’s celebrated Bellevue Avenue was designed by New York architect Bruce Price in the early 1900s with intricate exterior detailing that exudes an enduring sense of luxury and tradition.
Mark Halverson | Oct 13, 2014
When he set out to design his company’s new headquarters building on Lakeshore Road in scenic Kelowna, B.C., Tim McLennan of Faction Projects knew quickly that cross-laminated timber was an ideal material.