The Melbourne, Australia, suburb of Collingwood will soon be home to a hybrid timber tower. Designed by Jackson Clements Burrows (JCB), the sustainable commercial office will comprise of 15 stories, including 10 levels of timber tower.
The University of Idaho needed a new home for its basketball program. As the projected advanced, “local forest industry partners pushed the university leadership to think about something different from the normal concrete and steel approach.”
Working closely with the Westminster City Council and local residents, Foster + Partners has been granted approval for the construction […]
The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composite Center on Monday unveiled BioHome3D, the first 3D-printed house made entirely with bio-based materials. BioHome3D was developed with funding from the US Department of Energy’s Hub and Spoke program between UMaine and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
“Return to Form,” a new 12-story mass timber building located in Denver, is scheduled to break ground in July 2023. The mass timber will be made from Douglas Fir harvest in the Pacific Northwest and the building is being designed so that walls and ceilings are exposed wood.
Stora Enso and Voodin Blade Technology, a German-based startup, announced on Tuesday that they have signed a partnership agreement to develop sustainable wind turbine blades made of wood using Stora Enso’s LVL, a mass timber product.
Washington, DC’s first mass timber commercial office building has opened at 80 M Street. The new mass timber structure is located atop the oldest high-rise building in DC’s Navy Yard neighborhood. The project used about 1,380 tons of mass timber.
The University of Washington is now the home of Founders Hall, the new location of the Foster School of Business. According to the project’s design architect LMN Architects, the 84,800 square foot mass timber building was designed to create a new hub for community, entrepreneurship, and innovation.
The National Veterans Resource Center, a first-of-its-kind facility, has opened on the campus of Syracuse University. Doubly curved cross-laminated timbers create a feature wall which wraps the exterior of the large central auditorium and forms a canopy over the 21,300 square foot space.
Nationwide, demand for mass timber has tripled between 2018 and 2019. For example, Michigan businesses searching for ways to reduce their carbon footprint are looking at mass timber panels instead of steel or concrete for their construction projects.