Japanese wooden skyscraper plan sparks debate in the UK

Japanese wooden skyscraper plan sparks debate in the UK

British architects and timber building specialists have hailed plans by a Japanese company to build a 350m-tall mainly wooden tower – but questioned the need for such buildings in future.

Montana firm eyes $22 million Maine expansion for high-tech timber

Montana firm eyes $22 million Maine expansion for high-tech timber

The nation’s first manufacturer of cross-laminated timber plans to set up shop in Maine, with a goal of creating 100 jobs at a $22 million mill, officials said.

Excellence in education: UNL architecture opportunity

Excellence in education: UNL architecture opportunity

Graduate students in the architectural program at UNL are getting a unique opportunity to put their skills to the test.

Future of wood: Stronger than ever

Future of wood: Stronger than ever

Giant wood beams, hewn from ancient cedar, Douglas fir and pine, once braced Oregon’s largest homes and business buildings.

East Village office will be 1st in Iowa to use eco-friendly mass timber building material

East Village office will be 1st in Iowa to use eco-friendly mass timber building material

The four-story building at 111 East Grand Avenue will have retail and a restaurant on the first floor.

OSU College of Forestry builds new facility

OSU College of Forestry builds new facility

The facility will cost $79.5 million dollars.

Helping cross-laminated timber go mainstream

Helping cross-laminated timber go mainstream

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) isn’t a silver bullet for Washington’s rural economy and public forestland health, but it may be as close as it gets.

Wood to build human body parts — and other bio-innovations

Wood to build human body parts — and other bio-innovations

Experts around the world agree that bio-based products are essential for a sustainable society.

Move-in-ready in six days. Are 2018's pre-fabs the homes you've been searching for?

Move-in-ready in six days. Are 2018’s pre-fabs the homes you’ve been searching for?

Prefabricated or modular homes are increasingly viewed as one answer to London’s acute housing shortage.

70 Story tallest timber tower tipped for Tokyo

70 Story tallest timber tower tipped for Tokyo

Sumitomo Forestry has a lot of wood to use up.

LignaTerra Global announces plans to build a $30 million, factory to produce cross-laminated timber

LignaTerra Global announces plans to build a $30 million, factory to produce cross-laminated timber

A North Carolina investor plans to create more than 100 jobs by becoming Maine’s first manufacturer of a composite wood strong enough to replace concrete and steel in high-rise buildings.

China releases new national standard for timber structure design

China releases new national standard for timber structure design

China has released a new design code for timber structure, which encourages industry to expand the use of wood and improve the grading system of wood strength.

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Freres Lumber Company’s Mass Plywood Panel offers new application options

The variety of products we will be able to produce at Freres Lumber will increase dramatically when engineered wood production begins at the new Mass Plywood Panel facility.

The future of forestry: OSU college gets a major makeover, but not everyone approves

The future of forestry: OSU college gets a major makeover, but not everyone approves

On a campus dominated by red brick and concrete, Oregon State University’s George W. Peavy Forest Science Center stands out.

"The rise of mass timber is a quiet revolution" says Clare Farrow

“The rise of mass timber is a quiet revolution” says Clare Farrow

The mass-timber revolution is coming, says Clare Farrow, co-curator of the new London exhibition Timber Rising: Vertical Visions for the Cities of Tomorrow.

SCM machining centers at Mass Timber Conference

SCM machining centers at Mass Timber Conference

SCM is dedicating two days to the presentation of machining centers for timber construction at the Oregon Convention Center for the International Mass Timber Conference.

University libraries bring first cross-laminated timber panel to Arkansas 

University libraries bring first cross-laminated timber panel to Arkansas 

The first cross-laminated timber panel in the state of Arkansas was installed at the future library storage facility site off Government Avenue in Fayetteville.

Soon, skyscrapers could be made of wood

Soon, skyscrapers could be made of wood

US researchers find a simple way to make wood stronger than steel.

EWU makes moves to bring programs Spokane's University District

EWU makes moves to bring programs Spokane’s University District

Avista Development revealed plans for a new building in Spokane’s University District, and with it some new tenants.

Cross-laminated timber earns its place in the mainstream

Cross-laminated timber earns its place in the mainstream

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is a viable and cost-effective alternative for mass market commercial buildings and provides radical opportunities to slash construction timeframes and waste, according to Bates Smart director Philip Vivian.