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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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Parametric Design in Action

The frontiers of design are often explored in educational facilities, where students and faculty have the freedom to experiment purely for...

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2019-2020 Wood Design Awards Book won the EXCEL Gold award

2019-2020 Wood Design Award Book won the EXCEL Gold award- General audience book category. This award is presented by The Associations,...

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A Natural Woodworker

When Mateo Bucher was five, he started helping his dad – a cabinet maker – in his workshop, and he’s been there almost every day...

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Case Study: The Catalyst Building by Katerra

Providing flexible timber solutions for commercial long-span floor and roof applications Hans-Erik Blomgren, PE, SE, P.Eng., Struct.Eng....

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