mass timber

Fast Epp mass timber office

Construction Business

Fast + Epp builds new mass timber hybrid office

Excavation has begun on Fast + Epp’s new four-storey mass timber home office, located at 7th and Yukon Street in Vancouver.

Construction Business

Resilient and beautiful: wood wins hearts

Along with the strength needed to last in heavy duty applications, wood has its own unique advantages in commercial and industrial timber buildings.
Timber wood

Construction Business

Timber for Two

The mid-rise, not the attention seeking wood skyscraper, will ultimately transform the way we see wood-frame and mass-timber construction.

Construction Business

B.C. commits to using wood in major projects

Two major B.C. projects will be required to use engineered wood as the provincial government moves to help revive the forest industry.
Langley mass timber Legacy

Design Quarterly

Langley’s first mass timber development set to rise

Langley, British Columbia is set to become the home of the Fraser Valley’s first ever residential mass timber development - Legacy on Park Avenue.
mass timber

Construction Business

B.C. first to allow 12-storey mass timber builds

B.C. will be first in Canada to allow 12-storey mass timber buildings. The current building code allows only six-storey mass timber buildings.
Adera Crest

Design Quarterly

Adera breaks ground on mass timber project

Adera Development has broken ground on its latest project, Crest, in North Vancouver. It will be the community’s first entirely mass timber development.
Michael Green

Design Quarterly

Katerra acquires Michael Green Architecture

Katerra has acquired Michael Green Architecture Inc. (MGA), a Vancouver based recognized leader in mass timber architecture.
wood design

Design Quarterly

Winners announced at 2018 Wood Design Awards in B.C.

At the 14th annual Wood Design Awards, the innovative architectural and structural design of taller and larger mass timber buildings took centre stage.
Terrace House approval

Design Quarterly

Terrace House obtains alternative solution approval

Terrace House in Vancouver has received official approval to use exposed mass timber in the top 7-storeys of this 19-storey building.

Construction Business

StructureCraft opens new facility in Abbotsford

StructureCraft has built a new state-of-the-art facility in Abbotsford, British Columbia and is now the first North American manufacturer of DLT.

Design Quarterly

Guide for NLT design and construction a first

A new comprehensive guide on Nail-Laminated Timber (NLT) with detailed expert advice is now available for Canada’s design and construction community.
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UBC Wesbrook Village condo reaches key milestone

The final mass timber panel has been installed at Adera’s Virtuoso project in UBC’s Wesbrook Village, marking a key milestone in its construction.

REMI Network

Quebec launches mass timber building guide

The Government of Québec announced the publication of a technical guide entitled, "Construction of Mass Timber Buildings Up to 12 Storeys."