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.

The urban lung: timber skyscraper

The urban lung: timber skyscraper

Can high rise architecture act as a mechanism to manifest low carbon materials and environmental design principles allowing our cities to breathe?

Could timber skyscrapers rise across Asia Pacific?

Could timber skyscrapers rise across Asia Pacific?

More countries across the region, including Japan, Australia and New Zealand, are taking an interest in building ever high timber structures.

Timber is the new concrete. It's time to get over our fear of building with it

Timber is the new concrete. It’s time to get over our fear of building with it

Europe’s urban areas are giving timber a new place to hang out.

3-storey cross-laminated timber house that fits on a parking space valued at £170k

3-storey cross-laminated timber house that fits on a parking space valued at £170k

A very tiny house designed by a Finnish architect and put on display in Birmingham, UK, has been given a notional value of £170,000 by a local realtor.

In a concrete jungle, one architect pushes for ‘plywood for giants’

In a concrete jungle, one architect pushes for ‘plywood for giants’

Could cross-laminated timber, or CLT, be the go-to material in the future?

Hampshire College's R.W. Kern Center is a living mass timber building

Hampshire College’s R.W. Kern Center is a living mass timber building

In 2016, the R.W. Kern Center became Hampshire College’s first new building in 40 years.

Clackamas County approves new OSU Extension Education Center, considers cross laminated timber

Clackamas County approves new OSU Extension Education Center, considers cross laminated timber

OSU Extension in celebrating its 100th anniversary in Clackamas County with the approval of a new Education Center.

The rise of wooden skyscrapers

The rise of wooden skyscrapers

Forget steel and concrete — wood is the latest go-to material for building skyscrapers.

More architects should design with cross-laminated timber, says Holz DC director

More architects should design with cross-laminated timber, says Holz DC director

Theo Pasialis, director of building company Holz DC explains why more architects need to design buildings that have frames made of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT).

Mass timber design for multi-family housing

Mass timber design for multi-family housing

Timber technologies offer flexible, economical, and environmentally responsible solutions that can help solve housing shortages across the United States.

Could Philly’s skyline have timber in its future?

Could Philly’s skyline have timber in its future?

Wooden beams as strong as steel are making new kinds of buildings possible.