Sometimes referred to as “cradle to grave” analysis, LCA provides a mechanism for systematically evaluating the environmental impacts linked to a product or process and in guiding process or product improvement efforts.
With a seven-story mixed-use wood-framed structure under its belt, Hines is fanning out to Chicago—and possibly Atlanta—to construct similar structures for tenants who prefer the rustic qualities of timber over the same-old, same-old.
Off-site construction specialists CCG is set to start work on Scotland’s tallest cross-laminated timber residential housing project.
D.R. Johnson Lumber Company and D.R. Johnson Wood Innovations, both headquartered in Riddle, Ore., have joined the American Wood Council (AWC).
Oregon is setting the pace for the nation in mass timber manufacturing, design and construction.
Mass timber construction has garnered a great deal of attention recently, especially when it comes to constructing tall buildings.
Named as one of the top 10 green building products for 2017, Accoya Acetylated Wood is tipped to have a significant impact on the market in the coming years.
AB Invest and Norwegian contractor Hent have entered into a turnkey contract to build Mjøstårnet in Brumunddal, Norway, constructing what is said to be the world’s tallest wooden building.
ArchitectureAU takes a closer look at a Macquarie Dictionary 2016 Word of the Year finalist, “plyscraper” – a building typology now enshrined in popular lexicon.
This detailed presentation by Robert Gerard of Holmes Fire will discuss fire life safety, performance based fire engineering, and a tall timber case study.
A museum exhibit in Washington suggests that the buildings or tomorrow will or should be made from wood.
While we are building another school project in Brussels with cross-laminated-timber (CLT), recent study of proHolz / Holzcluster Steiermark indicates that schools made from wood provide a stress-free environment for pupils and teachers.
The 16 metre long ‘Gateway’ is built from 255 pieces of laminated pine.
President of the first U.S. cross laminated timber manufacturer explains why CLT is an amazing alternative to traditional building materials.
You can sell anything in Toronto these days; why not a wooden barnacle?
Wood buildings meet budget and rigorous safety requirements, can be erected quickly, and provide a lower carbon footprint, says Softwood Lumber Board.
is it a trailer? Or an office? Yes.
The country’s largest timber building will call Brisbane home in a deal worth $140 million between developer Lendlease and the Liberman family-backed Impact Investment Group.
Wood is gaining traction in local government with a growing number of councils coming to appreciate its sustainable nature.
Clusters of parasitic apartment units cling to the sides of the CN Tower in this conceptual proposal by Toronto studio Quadrangle.