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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A Modular Revolution

Mass timber enables a new generation of ready-to-assemble buildings  Joann Plockova Modular construction is the talk of the industry these...

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Hotel Bauhofstrasse

This modular mass timber hotel exemplifies the spirit of urban renewal – and sustainable design Ludwigsburg, Germany Located in an urban...

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SoLo

An innovative mass timber home elevates off-grid design Soo Valley, B.C. In the most recent Wood Design & Building Awards, SoLo was...

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A Prefabricated Country House

Factory-built modules create a luxurious, eco-friendly retreat Following the purchase of a humble country house 25 years ago, the owners...

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Basking in Basswood

Doctors often prescribe sauna therapy to help patients recover from deep-tissue injuries, arthritis and other body pain; the problem is,...

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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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