May 20, 2016•Awards
The Governor General’s Awards for Architecture were recently presented (this is Canada’s highest acclaim for Architecture) and 3 out of 12 projects included Structurlam Products! We are so thankful to Michael Green Architecture and Hemsworth Architecture for letting us be a part of their designs. Congratulations to everyone involved! Three of the winners were: The Wood Design …
March 4, 2016•News
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 …
February 10, 2016•News
The topic of Tall Wood Buildings is getting a lot of attention lately. And why not? Tall wood buildings are the future of architecture. They are beautiful, healthy, and easy to build. A must read is the article featured in Canadian Architect last November by Trevor Boddy. Another is the report done by Zion Research which outlines the growth of …
August 15, 2015•News
Ft. McMurray’s downtown has a hip new stage. This dynamic sculpture features fabricated Yellow Cedar Glulam as a moveable performance stage. Designed by Public Work Design, Toronto, ON, the Jubilee Plaza offers a gathering place with something for everyone.
July 27, 2015•News
Beautiful 9 layer Crosslam and round glulam columns were used in this building designed by Cascadia Architects, engineered by Herold Engineering and supplied by Structurlam. This project reflects the maximum in both function and form with large spans, sweeping overhangs, and playful CNC milled skylight openings.
July 6, 2015•News
Structurlam worked with Viceroy Homes to supply glulam beams to the Simapo Island Golf Resort in Hainan, China. Stunning building designed by architect firm Marsh & Associates Inc.
June 23, 2015•News
Who says CrossLam is just for commercial buildings? This home is a family retreat near Whistler that features Crosslam everything, floors, walls and roof over a small concrete and steel “podium”. Design provided by David Nairne and Associates, Vancouver, BC. An absolutely stunning day to install CrossLam!
June 12, 2015•News
Structurlam has been partners with FPInnovations for several years and puts great value in quality R & D. We tapped into FPInnovations’ building system knowledge to bring our products to the market quicker, and to develop new and innovative product lines. Through our research and product development efforts, we have become a leader in the field …
March 30, 2015•News
Emily Hooper’s article Innovative Detail: Wood Innovation and Design Centre, in Architect Magazine gives a detailed account of the Wood Innovation and Design Centre in Prince George. Currently the tallest wood building in North America, WIDC shows us what’s possible in wood buildings. Next up 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 floors?
January 28, 2015•News
BC Business Magazine has a great article on tall wood buildings. Below is an excerpt of the article or you can access the full article here. BC is among a handful of regions developing taller wood towers. Can forestry’s new specialty grow into a major export? In 2011, Bill Downing made a pivotal investment decision. …