State Legislature funded a pilot project to help by building modular K-3 classrooms from a promising new material—Cross Laminated Timber (CLT).
Swedish architecture firm Kjellander Sjöberg has released images of their proposed new city block to enrich the Swedish city of Uppsala.
The next cutting-edge technology to fuel our building boom just may grow on trees.
This report is an update and extension of the Wood – Housing, Health, Humanity released by Planet Ark to coincide with World Wood Day 2015.
Nature-connected design is the key to making offices less stressful, hospital stays shorter and children better learners, according to a new report released by Planet Ark.
Believe it or not that timber table is doing more good than you realise.
High-rise wood-framed buildings are a rarity in the United States, but that may change with the help of a bipartisan bill that calls for accelerating research and development of tall wood buildings.
The National Center for Advanced Wood Products Manufacturing and Design at Oregon State University has been renamed as the TallWood Design Institute.
The provincial government is adopting changes to the National Building Code which include increasing the maximum height of wooden residential buildings from four to six storeys.
Specialty building products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods LLC says it negotiated a settlement with Georgia Pacific Wood Products in the patent infringement lawsuit it filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.
Daryl Patterson is a good humoured evangelist when it comes to timber construction – not just framing in houses but for high rises and commercial buildings.
Formology introduced CrossCORE architectural panels, made with solid oak, walnut, ash, Douglas fir and pine solid wood in an FSC-certified plant.
Laminated timber is now being used in the construction of high rises.
Many of the people I know have heard that I spent a week in the United Kingdom last fall on a fact-finding mission to learn more about what has made that country so successful in mainstreaming mass timber construction projects.
While the idea is being embraced in Paris, New York, and Chicago, it’s been slow to catch on in the city that Green calls home.
Architect Thomas Robinson kick-started his career with Joseph Esherick, the architect best known for designing the Hedgerow Houses at Sea Ranch, California, followed by stints leading institutional and cultural projects at Herzog & de Meuron in Switzerland and Allied Works in Oregon.
In May 2016, Australia became the latest country to change its building codes to allow the construction of timber-framed structures up to eight stories.
In Portland, which landed the 2017 Mass Timber Conference later this month, work is underway on the tallest building in the country using cross-laminated timber, another planned building was co-winner of the national Tall Wood Building Prize Competition, and several smaller buildings have been completed.
Building a house, garage or even a shed today isn’t as easy as going to the local lumberyard and buying whatever dimension of wood you need.
When you get timber design right, working with different professions, it’s like beautiful music – says UK architect Andrew Waugh.