U.S. finalizes tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber



November 15, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The duties would add 20% or more to cost if trade negotiators can’t find common ground.

The inside of the Panyaden International School sports hall

Photo: Alberto Cosi, Courtesy of Chiangmai Life Construction and Panyaden International School

August 11, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building boasts a zero-carbon footprint and is naturally ventilated.

A piece of wood on fire

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July 27, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Results will help inform code changes.

A machine in an EGGER wood manufacturing facility

A machine inside a current EGGER manufacturing facility. Photo: Alex Baumann, Courtesy of EGGER

July 26, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The company says the new facility will create 770 jobs over the next 15 years.

Manhattan Bridge can be seen from James Corner Field Operations' 45 Main Street rooftop

Photo: Two Trees Management, Matthew Williams

July 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new spaces range from about 8,500 to 11,000 sf and were added to Two Trees Management’s ancho...

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The kitchenette at Mortenson Construction's new Portland office

Photo courtesy Mortenson Construction

July 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Mortenson deconstructed the barn and repurposed it for the new space.

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July 10, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New material is substitute for concrete and steel in multi-story projects.

July 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project received a Wood Innovation Grant that will help spur construction of the Hastings + C...

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Rendering courtesy of Lever Architecture

June 13, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building’s design, building materials, and commercial tenants are all focused on the key aspe...

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June 13, 2017 |
Architect and materials guru Blaine Brownell reveals emerging trends and applications that are trans... read more

Image courtesy of PortLiving.

June 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The wood, concrete, and glass building will rise approximately 233 feet when finished.

June 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The TimberLine Series pairs a high-strength steel subframe with a wood-veneered metal cover cap t...

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Rendering courtesy C.F. Møller

May 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

C.F. Møller’s design was selected as the winner of a competition organized by Riksbyggen in Väste...

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Custom WoodWorks® Channeled wall panels control acoustics in the College Football Hall of Fame and contribute to the formal atmosphere of the space.

| April 04, 2017 | Armstrong Ceilings

Real wood veneer panels evoke warmth, texture, and color of a football.

Rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures

April 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed-use towers would each rise 36 stories into the sky and connect via rooftop skybridges....

Courtesy Sierra Pacific Windows

March 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The use of Douglas fir glulam beams can obviate the need for steel beams, even for walls up to 14...

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Photo courtesy of Bill Timmerman.

March 02, 2017 | WoodWorks + BD+C Staff

Winners were selected in categories such as wood school design, commercial wood design, wood in g...

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January 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The American Institute of Steel Construction contends that the steel industry is a “world leader”...

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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. 

January 12, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The idea of using mass timber for tall buildings keeps gaining converts.

Oregon lumber provider unveils mass plywood panel for tall wood structures

Photo courtesy Freres Lumber

November 01, 2016 | Freres Lumber

Designed as an alternative for cross laminated timber (CLT), MPP is a large-scale plywood panel w...

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Photo courtesy Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Assoc.

November 01, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The species is first new U.S.-grown softwood to be tested for strength values since 1920s.

Rendering courtesy of Perkins + Will

October 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

River Beech Tower is said to be a part of a masterplan along the Chicago River.

Photo courtesy of Alison Brooks Architects

September 21, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Weight for weight, CLT is stronger than concrete and can be machined to incredibly high tolerance...

Photo: Duncan Rawlinson, flickr Creative Commons

September 06, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new building code prevents any structure with more than three stories from being built from a...

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August 23, 2016 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Colorburst panels are available in four stock options—Robin Egg Blue, Viridian Green, Haute Pink,...

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Photo: Matthias Kabel, Wikimedia Commons

August 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Products will now have to be labeled as compliant to the new rules.

August 02, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The campaign asserts that not enough is known about CLT in construction

Shigeru Ban designs tower expected to be world’s tallest hybrid timber structure

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.

July 14, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

To lessen the carbon footprint, Terrace House in Vancouver will be made of wood sourced from Brit...

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The history of building with wood [infographic]

The ceiling of the Richmond Olympic Oval building in Richmond, B.C., Canada, is made of glulam. Photo: Thelastminute/Wikimedia Commons.

July 14, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The first timber home was built 10,000 years ago. Now 40-story wood skyscrapers are being constru...

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Ark Encounter is the first phase of the AiG theme park

| June 21, 2016 | Viega

When you’re building the largest timber-frame structure in the world, you don’t want an open flam...

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