The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design's quest to become the first living building in the Southeast

The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design’s quest to become the first living building in the Southeast

It was October when I rushed to the corner of Ferst Drive and State Street in Atlanta to tour the site of the forthcoming Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design on the campus of Georgia Tech.

New wood technologies optimize passive design and construction

New wood technologies optimize passive design and construction

Durable, high quality wood buildings are the new standard for high performance construction.

Shigeru Ban unveils interiors for "world's tallest" hybrid timber tower in Vancouver

Shigeru Ban unveils interiors for “world’s tallest” hybrid timber tower in Vancouver

These new images offer a glimpse inside Japanese architect Shigeru Ban’s Terrace House for Vancouver, set to become the tallest hybrid timber structure in the world once complete.

Monash University Peninsula student accommodation

Monash University Peninsula student accommodation

Monash University announced the development of a 150-room residential complex on their Peninsula campus.

Terrace House Development releases first details and images of Shigeru Ban-designed interiors

Terrace House Development releases first details and images of Shigeru Ban-designed interiors

The first interior renderings and details of Terrace House, the highly anticipated development by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban and the world’s tallest hybrid timber structure, have been released.

5 ways architectural design is going green

5 ways architectural design is going green

As environmental concerns become more of a priority in the industry, architects and developers are using these materials to build green buildings.

Gov. Brown and UO reach possible deal for $40 million in state bonds for Knight science campus

Gov. Brown and UO reach possible deal for $40 million in state bonds for Knight science campus

Gov. Kate Brown and ­leaders of the University of Oregon have reached a mutually ­beneficial agreement that could result in an extra $40 million in state bonds in February for the UO’s new Knight science campus project.

Timber condos to start at $3 million

Timber condos to start at $3 million

Lowly Douglas fir from the Kootenays and rockstar architect Shigeru Ban of Japan created a wood luxury condo tower at Coal Harbour, where the starting price for the 20 units is a stratospheric average of $3 million, according to a company press release.

New timber research finds exciting potential in steel and concrete composites

New timber research finds exciting potential in steel and concrete composites

A new set of SOM reports offers a look into how timber construction might make its way into high-rise buildings by integrating steel and concrete.

Announcing the Katerra Design Consortium

Announcing the Katerra Design Consortium

Katerra architecture is crisp, contemporary, and respectful of site and community.

Microsoft reveals renderings for its new Silicon Valley timber campus upgrade

Microsoft reveals renderings for its new Silicon Valley timber campus upgrade

Microsoft has gone big and broken ground on its new Silicon Valley headquarters, with a sustainability-minded plan to modernize its Mountain View, California outpost. The 32-acre campus might seem small when compared to the company’s sprawling, 500-acre flagship location in Redmond, Washington, but Microsoft’s pursuit of a net zero non-potable water certification under the Living Building Challenge will make them the first tech company to totally reuse non-potable water. The redevelopment plans come as WRNS Studio replaced SOM early last year as Microsoft’s designers of choice.

Swimming pool in London is built out of wooden portal frames and Cross Laminated Timber

Swimming pool in London is built out of wooden portal frames and Cross Laminated Timber

This technology is usually relegated to warehouses, but Hawkins\Brown make it stunningly beautiful.

Mad for MADI, the folding wooden prefab A-Frame

Mad for MADI, the folding wooden prefab A-Frame

This brilliant design brings the A-frame into the 21st century.

Traveling children's museum allows kids to interact with the lumber and construction industry

Traveling children’s museum allows kids to interact with the lumber and construction industry

If you’re reading this, it’s likely you have a good understanding of the forest products industry—our history, our processes, the practical use of wood products, sustainability, and the like.

Woodworking's top stories of 2017

Woodworking’s top stories of 2017

Home Depot, massive plywood, and fractal burning were just a few of the topics that dominated traffic this year at Woodworking Network.

Designed to be relocatable, this prefab wood building is so nice it's not going anywhere

Designed to be relocatable, this prefab wood building is so nice it’s not going anywhere

Architectus designed the Macquarie University Incubator to be built fast and disassembled quickly.

AISC steel & timber research for high-rise residential buildings

AISC steel & timber research for high-rise residential buildings

This research study investigated structural steel frames with timber floors for use in high-rise residential buildings.

Report: Composite timber floor testing at Oregon State University: Timber Tower Research Project

Report: Composite timber floor testing at Oregon State University: Timber Tower Research Project

This report summarizes the results of the SOM-led testing program at Oregon State University.

World’s tallest mass timber tower 

World’s tallest mass timber tower 

At 18 storeys and 53 metres in height, Brock Commons Tallwood House in Vancouver is currently the world’s tallest mass timber tower.

New indoor modular construction company aims to build headquarters, jobs in Missoula

New indoor modular construction company aims to build headquarters, jobs in Missoula

A new modular construction startup company in Missoula is part of a manufacturing industry in Montana that has added employees at more than double the national rate this decade.