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.
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.