Category: News

October 9, 2018News

Wood Business recently highlighted Structurlam’s contribution to First Tech Federal Credit Union’s new campus in Hillsboro, Oregon. Structurlam provided Crosslam CLT and glulam beams for the project. Read on for an excerpt from the article: “Overall, the use of Structurlam-manufactured cross-laminated timber and glued-laminated beams instead of steel provided a 4 percent cost savings and …

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C12 kitchen jpg

July 19, 2018Mass Timber Champions, News

“If we can make a change into something that is sequestering carbon in the built environment, this is an enormous opportunity.” -Ben Kaiser, Owner and Principal/ Kaiser Group Inc and PATH Architecture Located in Portland, Oregon, Carbon12 is a groundbreaking mass timber project. Currently the tallest mass timber structure in the United States, the eight-storey …

ESSB Flying Panel
ESSB Flying Panel

July 2, 2018News

It has been a dispute making headlines on both sides of the border. The United States issued tariffs on Canadian, Mexican and European Union steel and aluminum at the beginning of June. The move was quickly met with Canadian tariffs on U.S. imports. Structurlam CEO Hardy Wentzel was recently interviewed by Penticton Western News on …

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Screen Shot 2018-06-04 at 9.00.00 AM

June 4, 2018News

On the beautiful grounds of the University of British Columbia (UBC), a groundbreaking project has officially wrapped construction. Virtuoso, located in UBC’s Wesbrook Village, is the first market condominium project in North America to use cross-laminated timber (CLT). Mass timber meets or exceeds building with concrete in many areas. It is seismically superior, and doesn’t’ crack …

Brock Commons Flying Panel
Brock Commons Flying Panel

June 3, 2018Mass Timber Champions, News

At Structurlam, we are proud to surround ourselves with committed and passionate people who are true champions of mass timber construction. Structurlam Mass Timber Specialist, Ron McDougall recently shared his insight on the innovation of the industry with Wood Innovates BC. Thank you, Ron, for your continued and long-standing commitment to Structurlam and mass timber. …

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WIDC night shot

May 10, 2018News

“At the Wood Innovation and Design Centre in Prince George, students learn how to bring design, technology, and forestry products together to develop innovative high-performance wood products. The centre was built using value-added wood products from Structurlam, a highly innovative Penticton-based company whose products have been used in award-winning buildings all over the world.”   …

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April 10, 2018Mass Timber Champions, News

When it comes to leading-edge technology and innovation, the forestry industry is often overlooked. However, new manufacturing technology is drastically changing the way we build and live. Cross-laminated timber (CLT) and Structurlam’s pre-fabrication technology is allowing more mid- and high-rise buildings to be constructed using wood, positively changing the commercial and residential landscape of North …

UBC Brock Commons Angle
UBC Brock Commons Angle

April 9, 2018News

Residential, commercial and institutional projects that make use of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) are popping up in increased numbers across the United States and Canada. Arbora, a new residential project in Montreal, is one of the latest illustrations of wood as an eco-friendly and sustainable alternative to steel and concrete. The project takes inspiration from …

First Tech 2
First Tech 2

March 1, 2018Mass Timber Champions, News

“A milestone project, First Tech Federal Credit Union is a shining example of the possibilities of building with mass timber and the associated benefits. In a time when eco-friendly buildings are not a luxury but a necessity, mass timber structures have drawn the world’s attention to their strength, light environmental footprint, and cutting-edge prefabrication technology.” …

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