Appealing Interiors

Don’t judge a book by its cover – especially when it comes to buildings. Often, the exterior is merely a hint at what’s inside. As we...

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A Portable, Eco-Friendly Hot Tub

For almost 20 years, AlumiTubs has produced aluminum-lined, wood-fired (a.k.a. “off-grid”) cedar hot tubs that are handmade and fully...

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Preserving a Place for Wood in North American Infrastructure

Co-authored by Wood Preservation Canada and the Western Wood Preservers Institute   What do houses, transportation and electricity...

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A Practical Framework for Comparing and Selecting Sustainable Wood

Scott Francisco We are witnessing a renaissance of a building material that is strong, light, flexible, lasts hundreds of years and...

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The Future of Cars

Until the 1920s, cars were framed using wood. Today, as automakers strive to curb emissions by improving engines, streamlining design and...

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Preventing Acoustical Issues

How to manage flanking noise in mass timber buildings Sarah Mackel, Aercoustics Engineering Ltd.  Once considered a buzz phrase,...

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The Future of Wood: Parametric Building Platforms

How technology convergence enables consistent, yet infinitely configurable, mass timber Oliver David Krieg and Oliver Lang The construction...

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2020 Wood Design & Building Award Winners

JURORS Anne Schopf Partner Mahlummahlum.com John NewmanDirectorSnøhetta snohetta.com David EdmundsPartnerGEC...

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Is Parametric Design the Answer?

It depends on the question Lucas Epp, P.E., P.Eng. A new era of timber architecture has arrived. From taller wood buildings to customized...

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Projects to Watch

CANADA  In April, B.C. announced provincial funding totaling $4.2 million for 12 mass timber demonstration and research projects, as...

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