Tag: clt

brock-commons-june-10
brock-commons-june-10

June 8, 2016News

There is a lot of excitement around the Brock Commons Building at UBC (aka the World’s tallest mass timber building). For the last month, Structurlam has been busy manufacturing the building’s key components — engineered wood panels and pillars. This week, contractors began trucking those components to Vancouver for final assembly in a just-in-time process to …

Brock Commons Flying Panel
Brock Commons Flying Panel

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 …

Whistler Family Retreat
Whistler Family Retreat

June 23, 2015News

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!

December 9, 2014News

Architect Jesse Garlick wanted his second home to be as energy efficient as possible, so he leveraged the structural and environmental benefits of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) in the design of the wall, floor and roof. Rightfully proud of his building’s tight envelope and thermal properties, he says “The thermal mass of the CLT walls …