wood construction

demonstration mass timber

Construction Business

Mass timber demonstration projects receive funding

B.C. is providing funding for 12 mass timber demonstration and research projects. The Mass Timber Demonstration Program offers $4.2 million.
Fast Epp

Construction Business

Fast + Epp receives funding for mass timber office

Vancouver structural engineering firm, Fast + Epp has received federal funding for construction of their four-storey mass timber head office.
wood school

Construction Business

Four-storey wood school design in British Columbia

The report Four-Storey Wood School Design in British Columbia: An Analysis of Structural System Cost Comparisons looks at framing options.
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.
wood IPD

Construction Business

How IPD can transform design and construction

Integrated project delivery (IPD) is proving very effective for the design and construction of prefabricated mass timber buildings.
timber article RJC

Canadian Property Management

5 (More) Reasons to Design with Timber

Mark Ritchie, a Principal with RJC Engineers, discusses the benefits of working with mass timber over other building materials.
upper skeena

Design Quarterly

Upper Skeena Recreation Centre officially opens

The Upper Skeena Recreation Centre in Hazelton, B.C. officially opened on September 14, 2019. The centre is also known as the Heart of the Hazeltons.

Construction Business

Kelowna adopts 12-storey wood construction

The City of Kelowna is participating in B.C.'s Early Adoption initiative that would allow wood frame buildings to be built up to 12 storeys tall.
Naturally wood book

Construction Business

New book explores the story of B.C. wood

British Columbia’s cutting‐edge wood architecture and design are featured in the newly released book, Naturally Wood.
wood IPD

Design Quarterly

Building with wood to ease student housing crunch

Trinity Western University has built the tallest modular wood-frame residence in Canada. The five-storey Jacobson Hall was was completed in just nine month.

REMI Network

Skyscraper construction due for radical change

Skyscrapers command skylines around the globe and are slowly evolving to meet the demands for better efficiency and sustainability.