Tag: cross-laminated timber

Construction Industry Groups Urge the White House to Review Inequitable Federal Funding of Building...

WASHINGTON, DC – Several construction industry groups sent a letter to the White House today urging Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council, to review...

Tall Wood Buildings in the 2021 IBC

Scott Breneman, PhD, SE, WoodWorks – Wood Products Council, Matt Timmers, SE, John A. Martin & Associates, and Dennis Richardson, PE, CBO, CASp, American...

CTBUH Ratifies ‘World’s Tallest Timber Building’ Following Height Criteria Update

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) verified completion of Mjøstårnet, a mixed-use building in Brumunddal, Norway, that now holds the title of the “World’s Tallest Timber Building.” At 85.4 meters, it is also the third-tallest building in Norway and the country’s tallest with mixed functions.

Researchers Explore the potential of tall timber buildings

University of Canterbury (UC) engineering doctoral candidate Justin Brown is guiding future timber core-wall design with his research, paving the way for eco-friendly, mid- to high-rise buildings.

Acoustics and Mass Timber: Room-to-Room Noise Control

Richard McLain, PE, SE The growing availability and code acceptance of mass timber—i.e., large solid wood panel products such as cross-laminated timber (CLT) and nail-laminated...

AWC releases 2018 Manual for Engineered Wood Construction

The American Wood Council (AWC) released the 2018 Manual for Engineered Wood Construction, which contains design information for structural lumber, glued laminated timber, structural-use panels, cross-laminated timber (CLT), poles and piles, I-joists, structural composite lumber, and connections.

Report verifies Structurlam CLT products compliant with codes and standards

The ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) and APA – The Engineered Wood Association (APA) released their first joint evaluation report for cross-laminated timber products (CLT).

Beneath Platte Fifteen

Constructing a dry, decontaminated site foundation for Denver’s first cross-laminated timber mid-rise. The highly anticipated Platte Fifteen multi-use mid-rise structure, located at 15th and Platte...

Wood use in schools expected to increase

As U.S. designers seek to satisfy the needs of a growing student population, Think Wood anticipates an increase in wood schools over the next decade.
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