mass timber

wood pools

Construction Business

Wood is a strong performer in pools and ice arenas

An effective insulator with a warm aesthetic, wood is particularly well suited to the demanding atmospheres of swimming pools as well as ice rinks.
wood

Construction Business

Wood on the rise in residential and hotels

A demand for sustainable design is making wood the right choice for a variety of residential and hotel projects. Wood construction offers various benefits.
wood mass timber

Construction Business

Winning with wood

Multi-family developers are discovering that the innovative use of wood and mass-timber construction can save money and offer a competitive advantage.
mass timber

Construction Business

B.C. communities adopt mass timber technology

Thirteen B.C. communities are adopting innovative mass timber technology for taller wood buildings and will provide feedback for the next major code change.
timber schools

Construction Business

Timber adds class to schools

As students returned to school, they settled in to educational environments made warmer and more comfortable through the use of wood in building design.
timber class

Construction Business

Timber is top of the class

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School principal Rob Comeau talks about why wood is good for schools and how wood makes students feel at home.
B.C. wood growing

Construction Business

B.C. wood: growing part of neighbourhoods

Showcasing the beauty of wood, B.C. forest products are being used to help make recreational facilities feel warm and inviting.
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.
StructureCraft_HeadOffice_09-1-Web-friendly

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.
kelowna wood 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.