The Buzz About Cross-Laminated Timber or CLT Has Gone Mainstream

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March 4, 2016News

18-storey UBC timber tower will be one of the tallest wood buildings in the world

The search for ways to build greener, more energy-efficient buildings has triggered a 21st century version of the old skyscraper race, but these contestants aren’t made of concrete and steel. This week’s Globe Conference on sustainability in Vancouver will hear how some municipalities, including two BC cities, are pushing the boundaries of building high with wood.