Swedish Holmen group is currently performing a feasibility study for building a cross-laminated timber works at the Iggesund Timber sawmill.
Hines is widely known for building glass and steel skyscrapers.
Spokane is getting what city planners believe is its first building made from cross-laminated timber or CLT, a wood building material that has people excited about its sustainability and the potential to put local forests to work.
Tall mass-timber frames are coming into favor not only because wood is a renewable structural material but also because timber structures are typically faster, safer and simpler to build, compared to steel and concrete construction.
Most of us know Chuck Leavell from what he calls his “night job,” as the longtime keyboardist for the Rolling Stones.
The company was co-founded by the former CEO of Flextronics and interim CEO at Tesla who hopes to do the same thing for construction that he did in tech manufacturing.
Michael Marks, Katerra co-founder & acting CEO and former Tesla CEO, discusses the construction tech company’s push to disrupt the traditional construction industry.
Until now, the greatest period of timber building was between 1200 and 1700 AD.
Washington State University researchers have received a $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to develop guidelines that will help builders use more sustainable timber in high-rise buildings in earthquake-prone areas.
Could the new big deal in lumber breathe life back into area’s timber industry?
The gates are starting to open for “a big opportunity in wood” around the world with the construction of tall buildings and Canada is among the countries leading the charge, says a business analyst with FPInnovations.
An often-heard criticism in B.C., where dozens of sawmills have closed in recent years, is that the province should be doing more value-added manufacturing with its timber, rather than just exporting it as raw logs.
Forest products leaders see big potential for wood product in Grays Harbor County.
New materials and new techniques are keeping the dream alive – Michael Green wants to save the world by choosing wood.
CECOBOIS provides tall timber building construction know-how for Quebec.
Developer Pirovich is planning a unique 9-level commercial building on Johnston and Nicholson Streets in Abbotsford, a suburb of Melbourne.
The University of British Columbia in Vancouver is showcasing faster, cleaner, quieter and greener multistorey construction with what is believed to be the world’s tallest mass timber reaching full completion next month.
Engineering cross-laminated timber in Massachusetts would benefit the environment and “support the forest industry,” the state’s state assistant secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs said.
The mixed-use towers would each rise 36 stories into the sky and connect via rooftop skybridges.