mass timber

timber

REMI Network

Richard Lyall joins global timber research committee

The president of RESCON has been appointed to a global steering committee that will look at the potential benefits of using a steel-timber hybrid in high-rise buildings.
mass timber North America

Design Quarterly

The mass timber “wave” in North America

North America is experiencing a resurgence in the use of wood in construction with particular interest in building taller with mass timber.
Mount Pleasant

Construction Business

T3 Mount Pleasant slated to be built in Vancouver

Western Canada’s largest and tallest mass timber office building set to be built in the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver.
CLT mass timber

Design Quarterly

Vancouver mass timber office showcases CLT

oN5 in Vancouver will be the first office building in Canada constructed using high-performance cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels
guidelines

Construction Business

Mass timber guidelines for B.C. engineers, architects

Engineers and Geoscientists BC and AIBC have published new guidelines for designing mass timber buildings up to 12 storeys.
industrial

Construction Business

Wood is a viable option for industrial buildings

Wood industrial buildings are nothing new. Wood construction is a viable, economical alternative for the industrial development sector.
biophilic design

Design Quarterly

Biophilic design and the impacts on health

Wood, Well-being and Performance: The Human and Organizational Benefits of Wood Buildings by by Dr. Graham Lowe looks at biophilic design.
wood carbon climate

Design Quarterly

Getting serious about climate smart construction

Climate change and its associated effects may be a global challenge, but B.C. municipalities are taking action to reduce its impacts.
mass timber

Design Quarterly

Mass timber is on the rise in B.C.

A rising number of municipalities, in all corners of British Columbia, are turning to innovative mass timber construction and design.
digital design

Construction Business

Wood and digital design tools

With the increasing number of prefabricated, modular timber projects being built, innovations in digital design tools offer many benefits.
BCIT student housing timber

Construction Business

BCIT set to build mass timber student housing

BCIT will more than double its student housing capacity with the construction of a new mass timber student housing project.
timber tourism

Construction Business

Timber has strong ties to tourist attractions

Tourist attractions and visitor centres throughout B.C. have drawn inspiration from the natural environment, with abundant use of wood.
AWC

Design Quarterly

AWC and ICC release mass timber guidebook

The American Wood Council (AWC) and International Code Council have released a joint publication, Mass Timber Buildings and the IBC.
fast epp office

Construction Business

Fast + Epp completes mass timber hybrid home office

The superstructure of the new Fast + Epp mass timber hybrid home office in Vancouver, B.C. is complete. Move-in is anticipated for late 2020.
mass timber office

REMI Network

Mass timber office tower T3 Bayside begins to rise

Starting its ascent in the Bayside Toronto community last week, T3 Bayside will bring 251,000 square feet of mass timber office space to the eastern waterfront.
mass timber

Construction Business

Taking the next step with mass timber

Mass timber is the next big step in green buildings. The benefits of mass timber include its ease of construction and light carbon footprint.
mass timber North America

Design Quarterly

B.C. takes steps to grow mass timber buildings

The B.C. government is taking steps to strengthen its forest and timber industry by implementing mass timber into the construction of buildings.