EOU gets $9 million for new fieldhouse

EOU gets $9 million for new fieldhouse

Eastern Oregon University in La Grande is getting a new field house as part of $80 million dollars being spent on higher education by the legislature.

Code officials vote to advance mass timber proposals

Code officials vote to advance mass timber proposals

The International Code Council (ICC), the body that develops the model building codes widely adopted by governments, has undertaken a full review of the International Building Code (IBC) to ensure that building codes are up to date as more Tall Mass Timber Buildings (TMTB) are approved around the world.

Beulah unveils a promised land In Dixwell

Beulah unveils a promised land In Dixwell

Dixwell neighbors are used to developers trying to woo them with plans for apartments, leaving them asking “‘affordable’ for whom?”

D.C. architects want to build a timber skyscraper in Philadelphia

D.C. architects want to build a timber skyscraper in Philadelphia

Innovative firm wants Comcast to pick up sustainable project for rumored third tower in Center City.

Mass timber design for multifamily housing

Mass timber design for multifamily housing

San Francisco is currently experiencing a housing crisis that threatens its vitality.

Maine wood conference looks toward new era of development

Maine wood conference looks toward new era of development

Organizers of the May 9 Maine Wood and Sustainability conference see it as more than just a meeting of industry professionals, but a watershed.

Sierra Pacific Industries supports Homes For Our Troops with lumber donation

Sierra Pacific Industries supports Homes For Our Troops with lumber donation

Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI), a third-generation, family-owned forest products company, is excited to be supporting a build project in Washington state for the national nonprofit organization Homes For Our Troops (HFOT).

New cross laminated timber mill taking shape in Gruvön

New cross laminated timber mill taking shape in Gruvön

Stora Enso’s investment in production unit for CLT in Gruvön, Sweden, is proceeding according to investment schedule.

WoodWorks leads successful blast testing of loaded mass timber structures

WoodWorks leads successful blast testing of loaded mass timber structures

WoodWorks – Wood Products Council, in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service Forest Products Lab and Softwood Lumber Board, conducted a second series of blast tests on three existing two-story, single-bay cross-laminated timber (CLT) structures at Tyndall Air Force Base — the same structures involved in a series of initial blast tests performed in 2016.

Ontario investing in mass timber construction

Ontario investing in mass timber construction

Ontario is investing in research, education and construction of tall wood buildings so more wood products can be used in new homes and taller buildings through the new Mass Timber Program. This program is part of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province’s carbon market. The use of wood

Esquimalt council green-lights first mass-timber building on Vancouver Island 

Esquimalt council green-lights first mass-timber building on Vancouver Island 

Esquimalt has approved rezoning to allow for the Island’s first mass-timber building to be constructed in the municipality, overlooking CFB Esquimalt.

The world’s first academic and industry journal dedicated to the mass timber construction market has just launched

The world’s first academic and industry journal dedicated to the mass timber construction market has just launched

The launch of the world’s first and only journal dedicated to the global Mass Timber Construction (MTC) research sector has been hailed a significant milestone in the technologies evolution.

Swan Housing Group awarded BOPAS accreditation

Swan Housing Group awarded BOPAS accreditation

BLP Insurance has announced that Swan Housing Group, one of the leading regeneration housing associations in the UK, has secured BOPAS (Buildoffsite Property Assurance Scheme) accreditation for its precision engineered, modular, cross-laminated timber (CLT) homes.

Mass timber is in for massive change

Mass timber is in for massive change

We talk a lot about the wonders of wood construction but really, the industry is just getting started.

Housing NZ complex shows Auckland's 'Nimby nightmare' unitary plan in action

Housing NZ complex shows Auckland’s ‘Nimby nightmare’ unitary plan in action

Housing NZ is using prefab technology to build faster and better – and to put more homes on the land it already owns.

Beltline-adjacent house is taking modern to new dimensions

Beltline-adjacent house is taking modern to new dimensions

Much like a gingerbread house, this geometrically daring, single-family modern home in Old Fourth Ward, dubbed “Haus Gables,” is coming together one preassembled face at a time—and just a few hundred feet from the Beltline.

Work to resume on Peavy project

Work to resume on Peavy project

Oregon State University is pointing to a manufacturing glitch as the culprit in the failure of a cross-laminated timber panel in a campus construction project last month but says the problem has been fixed and installation of CLT panels will resume in the next few weeks.

CLT's regional acceptance may increase after University of Arkansas' construction

CLT’s regional acceptance may increase after University of Arkansas’ construction

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is building a 27,000 square foot storage unit for its library and it will be the first facility in Arkansas to be built with cross-laminated timber panels (CLT).

Multi-storey timber buildings: A renaissance in timber construction

Multi-storey timber buildings: A renaissance in timber construction

The ever-increasing range of engineered wood products and systems is generating global interest.

OSU-Cascades has committed to use Oregon manufactured wood products - particularly cross-laminated timber - in the construction of the building.

OSU-Cascades has committed to use Oregon manufactured wood products – particularly cross-laminated timber – in the construction of its new building

Governor Kate Brown will visit Bend to highlight a new apprenticeship program that supports the Governor’s Future Ready Oregon initiative, as well as sign legislation to fund OSU-Cascades’ second academic building, her office said.