Technical

Up to Code

The challenges of noncombustible exit enclosures and wood buildings.Steven Street and Veronica Madonna The Ontario Building Code (OBC) 2012...

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Movin’ On Up

Claude Lamothe and Jim Taggart Despite the race to build the highest mass timber building, the low-rise market segment is still an...

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Case Study: Hayward Field

Caroline March-Long and Andre Lema The reimagined Hayward Field at the University of Oregon in Eugene is a “theater” for track and...

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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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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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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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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.,...

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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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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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