Video: Architect Kristoffer Tejlgaard believes in more sustainable architecture 

Video: Architect Kristoffer Tejlgaard believes in more sustainable architecture 

Kristoffer Tejlgaard designed the “Dome of visions 3.0”, a wooden dome made from sustainable building materials.

Flank plans timber office buildings in Brooklin

Flank plans timber office buildings in Brooklyn

New York City isn’t quite ready for a timber tower, but Brooklyn is about to take a crack at low-rise office and retail buildings made of wood.

Life-size Lite-Brite finds home at UWT

Life-size Lite-Brite finds home at UWT

The cross-laminated timber Light Bright promotes a more environmentally friendly building material, and provides a place for introspective thought.

Timber! Why we're falling for wooden houses

Timber! Why we’re falling for wooden houses

It’s a crisp winter day in Kilmacanogue, Co Wicklow, yet photographer Trevor Lee has the doors to his three-bedroom house open.

Is mass timber really sustainable?

Is mass timber really sustainable?

We like to blame a lot of things for climate change—namely coal and cow farts—but if we were to search for a worthy scapegoat, architects might end up looking in the mirror.

Sweden leading the charge for prefabricated timber buildings

Sweden leading the charge for prefabricated timber buildings

Sweden, like Canada, has an abundance of forests.

Mod about you: CLT materials could bring in a new wave of construction 

Mod about you: CLT materials could bring in a new wave of construction 

Cross-laminated timber is being used in more ambitious projects and could lead to a flurry of modular construction.

These $40K skinny cross laminated timber homes can fit in a parking space

These $40K skinny cross laminated timber homes can fit in a parking space

Some of the world’s biggest cities are expanding spaces for pedestrians and housing as they want to reduce the amount of space that cars take up.

In Minnesota, on-site and up close, a look at Michael Green Architecture's first mass-timber project in America.

In Minnesota, on-site and up close, a look at Michael Green Architecture’s first mass-timber project in America.

In Minnesota, on-site and up close, we look at Michael Green Architecture’s first mass-timber project in America.

Cross-laminated timber could lead a mid-rise revolution

Cross-laminated timber could lead a mid-rise revolution

Engineers specializing in cross-laminated timber see its future less in boutique prototype towers than in a meat-and-potatoes mid-rise market.

New ways with Michigan wood open up building opportunities 

New ways with Michigan wood open up building opportunities 

Steel and concrete would be the classic choices for building a large new laboratory planned at Michigan State University.

Studio Ma designs net-zero timber building for Arizona State

Studio Ma designs net-zero timber building for Arizona State

Phoenix–based Studio Ma has unveiled a radically sustainable master plan and conceptual design for Arizona State University’s Interdisciplinary Science & Technology Building—a science and research complex that will be centered around a vast atrium filled with plants and water.

StructureCraft expands B.C.'s base for engineered timber production with new plant

StructureCraft expands B.C.’s base for engineered timber production with new plant

StructureCraft built its business designing and constructing beautiful timber buildings, but is now taking a bigger leap into manufacturing its own engineered wood material, which it unveiled Tuesday at a major conference on wood design in Vancouver.

Blog: Leading the way – mass timber in the UK, why and how

Blog: Leading the way – mass timber in the UK, why and how

David Lomax, the senior associate at UK-based architecture firm Waugh Thistleton Architects, gave attendees of the recent Wood Solutions Conference held in Vancouver a look at some of the mass timber projects putting the United Kingdom on the map as a wood construction innovator.

Developer reveals new details for tallest all-wood office building in the US

Developer reveals new details for tallest all-wood office building in the US

The same firm, known for developing the current largest mass timber building in Minneapolis, has alluded to plans for similar projects in Atlanta and elsewhere.

McCarthey Athletic Center videoboard to feature Katerra cross laminated timber signage

McCarthey Athletic Center videoboard to feature Katerra cross laminated timber signage

Gonzaga Athletics announced a major gift from Katerra Inc. to the recently completed videoboard project inside the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Blog: Mass timber use for the Penticton Lakeside Resort

Blog: Mass timber use for the Penticton Lakeside Resort

HDR CEI Architecture associate Robert Cesnik and Greyback Construction’s Mike Symonds encapsulated their experiences building the Penticton Lakeside Resort’s west wing in Penticton, B.C. to attendees of the Wood Solutions Fair, held recently in Vancouver.

How mass timber could transform our cities (really)

How mass timber could transform our cities (really)

Mass timber is having its Maison Dom-Ino moment. At the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, a curious structure sat on the grass near the international pavilion in the Giardini. It was an engineered timber version of Le Corbusier’s Maison Dom-Ino, the seminal, prototypical reinforced concrete project, which was celebrating its 100th birthday.

U.S. mills cheer hefty Commerce Dept. duties on Chinese hardwood plywood imports

U.S. mills cheer hefty Commerce Dept. duties on Chinese hardwood plywood imports

The Department of Commerce announced stiff duties on Chinese plywood imports, punishing the firms for dumping plywood into U.S. markets at below costs.

Winning design revealed for library at London's Thamesmead estate

Winning design revealed for library at London’s Thamesmead estate

Architecture studio Bisset Adams has won a competition to design a lakeside library and community centre in southeast London, as part of a major overhaul of the brutalist Thamesmead estate.