Tag: wood

Local resources fulfill sustainable guidelines

Quebec's Mistissini Bridge is the world's first glulam semi-continuous arched wood bridge.

Maryland fire shows need for increased safety, not legislation

The construction phase of any building represents a relatively short period of time in the lifespan of a structure and a unique set of risk scenarios are present.

Timber tower

The mass wood structure and façade of the University of British Columbia’s (UBC’s) Brock Commons student residence was completed four months ahead of schedule, showcasing advantages of building with wood. It is currently the world’s tallest wood building at 18 stories (about 174 feet).

Light frame shear wall anchorage under 2012 IBC

Problems associated with Appendix D of the concrete design standard, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318), regarding design and sizing of anchor...

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