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Tried-and-True Connectors

An accelerator in the mass timber revolution Beam hanger systems have many advantages for mass timber construction. One of their main...

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A Family Tradition

Alto Collective was founded by the Alto brothers, Owen and Kevin, in 2011… but to hear Kevin tell the story, the company actually started...

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Europeans in the Lead

The race to be tallest, biggest and greenest As wood’s resilience, versatility, cost-effectiveness and environmental benefits are...

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Arbora & Origine

Two large-scale projects prove Quebec’s leading role in wood construction Among the tallest and largest of the world’s mass timber...

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Lighthouse Joensuu

A student housing project inspires new heights Joensuu, Finland In this small but growing city – where more than 10 percent of the...

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Terrace House

North America’s tallest hybrid timber structure is close to completion Vancouver, BC When Shigeru Ban’s Terrace House, a 19-storey...

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Projects to Watch

Heightened interest in mass timber construction has resulted in an impressive, ever-growing list of upcoming projects around the world....

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Eco-friendly handmade skis

The first question you might ask about Foon Skis is, “Why ‘Foon’?” That’s the nickname of founder and lead craftsman Johnny...

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FAQs About Architectural Finishes for Wood

Sansin’s managing director answers some common questions. Too often, building maintenance – especially where the coating is concerned...

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10 design leaders forging the way for wood

North America Patkau Architects/Vancouver, BC Established in the late 1970s, this husband-and-wife firm consistently produces award-winning...

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