Wood

June 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Exempt products include structural plywood, oriented strand board (OSB).

May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), architect and... read more
Interior of the planned W350 building
February 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The planned tower would rise 350 meters (1148 feet).

Interior of new timber office building

Courtesy Michael Green Architecture/Lotus Equity Group

February 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor + John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Michael Green Architecture is designing the building.

The 232-foot-tall Terrace House luxury condo development will be the tallest hybrid wood structure in North America.

The project received official approval to use exposed mass timber in the top seven stories of the 19-story building. Renderings: PortLiving

January 04, 2018 | PortLiving

The 232-foot-tall Terrace House luxury condo development will be the tallest hybrid wood structur...

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The new Edmonton Funicular

Photo: Brock Kryton

December 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The incline elevator is located in downtown Edmonton and was publicly funded.

Exterior rendering of Stadium Drive Residence Halls

Rendering courtesy Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studios, Mackey Mitchell

November 30, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Modus Studio, Mackey Mitchell Architects, and OLIN collaborated on t...

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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

Pixabay Public Domain

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...

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