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More mass timber beam and column options available in the U.S.

Availability of manufactured mass timber elements that can be used in high-rise construction projects is increasing in the U.S. The latest.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMay 14th, 2020

How mass timber is changing options for builders both now and in the future

America’s first modern skyscraper was built 135 years ago when the Home Insurance Building rose in downtown Chicago. At 10 stories, the structure was considered an engineering marvel at the time because it was supported by a revolutionary steel frame.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Mass timber comes of age: Code consideration, evolving supply chain promise new options for tall wood buildings

Judging by the outcome of the International Code Council (ICC) Group A Committee Action Hearing, April 15-23, in Columbus, Ohio, it’s likely .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 2nd, 2018

UW mass timber classroom building on track to finish in 2022

The $75 million eco-friendly building will replace Mackenzie Hall at the university's Foster School of Business......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2021

Mass timber part of design for apartments on Porters of Racine site

A seven-story apartment building unveiled for downtown Racine will use mass timber as part of developer Cardinal Capital Group’s goal of bringing something distinctive to the underserved market......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2021

3 reasons to offer customers contactless payment options

In this guest column, the founder and CEO of a fintech company explains why contactless payments can benefit a business — during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 24th, 2020

Column: America"s tolerance for mass murder is the coronavirus" best friend

The America that condones mass murder of children is allowing the coronavirus to spread. The America that condones mass murder of children is allowing the coronavirus to spread......»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 8th, 2020

HDR will design a mass timber Ramada Hotel

A new 82-suite, 12-story mass timber Ramada Hotel is set to rise in Kelowna, British Columbia in a space that is currently surface parking.  HDR will .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 1st, 2020

New record-breaking design approved for Ascent mass timber tower in Milwaukee

The potential world record-breaking Ascent mass timber tower in Milwaukee took two potentially big steps forward Monday on duel efforts located about 1,300 miles apart. A redesign to have the Milwaukee apartment tower grow to 25 stories gained a c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2020

Timber grows up

Anyone who doubts that mass timber is mainstreaming into commercial, institutional, and multifamily construction should direct the.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkFeb 3rd, 2020

105,000-sf vertical mass timber expansion will cap D.C.’s 80 M Street

80 M Street, a 286,000-sf office building in .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 24th, 2020

Brookfield to build largest mass timber office building in America

Brookfield Properties plans to build the largest mass timber office building in North America as.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 9th, 2020

Design plans submitted to San Francisco for the largest mass timber office building in North America

The race for the biggest, tallest, boldest mass timber build.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkDec 11th, 2019

Brookfield crafts largest mass timber office building on the West Coast in S.F.

Brookfield Properties plans to start construction next year on a 310,000-square-foot office building using a type of fortified wood......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 10th, 2019

The University of Arkansas is now home to America’s largest mass timber building

Adohi Hall, a $79-million, 202,027-sf residence hall at the University of Arkansas, has recently become the largest mass timber building.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkDec 7th, 2019

Mass timber’s growth moment in California

California has a tree problem, and proponents of mass timber think they have a solution. As the state races to address a string of devastating wildfires fueled by overgrown forests and trees colliding with power lines, those with an interest in wo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 4th, 2019

Could mass timber be a game changer for stadium design?

“I wouldn’t take credit for paving the way, b.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkOct 24th, 2019

The benefits of building taller with wood

The construction and design sector is making steady progress when it comes to mass timber and taller wood buildings. Rigorous fire, seismic, and load bearing tests have led to changes in building codes that will soon go into effect in both Canad.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkOct 17th, 2019

Development team talks Texas" first mass timber office project as The Soto tops out (Slideshow)

Texas' first mass timber office project — The Soto — has topped out, and the Business Journal took an exclusive tour with the international development team behind the project......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2019

Why mass timber?

Human migration towards city centers has triggered massive building booms all over the .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkOct 2nd, 2019

Katerra’s new mass timber factory will produce the largest volume of CLT in North America

On Sept. 23, Katerra announced the grand opening of its 270,000-sf cross-laminated timber (CLT) factory. The facility will produce the largest volume of CLT in North America......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkSep 24th, 2019