Technical

Preventing Acoustical Issues

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

Read More

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...

Read More

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....

Read More

Fast + Epp Home Office

A living laboratory to demonstrate seismic resilience Paul Fast, P.Eng., Struct. Eng, P.E., FIStructE, IngKH (Germany) Tobias Fast, P.Eng.,...

Read More

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...

Read More

FAQs About Architectural Finishes for Wood

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

Read More

Moisture and Wood-Frame Buildings

Excerpts from the Canadian Wood Council “Building Performance Series No. 1” Protection of buildings from moisture is an important...

Read More

The Role of Coatings in Mass Timber Performance

Sjoerd Bos As mass timber construction continues to grow, architects are faced with a multitude of coating decisions based on each...

Read More

Hurricane Ties

Hurricane ties will hold a roof on, right? Stephen MacDougall   When steel straps, commonly referred to as hurricane ties, are...

Read More

Dowel Laminated Timber

A new mass timber product in North America By Lucas Epp   Introduction Use of mass timber as a structural system is on the rise in...

Read More