Tag: cross-laminated timber

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April 11, 2017News

Structurlam was recently featured in Business in Vancouver. See the full article below. Timber tech takes wood buildings to new heights Dimensional lumber glued into large blocks replaces steel and concrete in projects An often-heard criticism in B.C., where dozens of sawmills have closed in recent years, is that the province should be doing more …

Structurlam
Structurlam

February 8, 2017News

Despite freezing Canadian temperatures and blowing winds, work on a unique project involving Structurlam’s Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) CrossLam panels carries on in Southern Manitoba. Working outside in -36 degrees, the team from Design Built worked to assembling the Lot 5 Modern Farmhouse. The project is being constructed with 100% Structurlam CrossLam, built on a …

Structurlam BNN
Structurlam BNN

October 30, 2016News

The University of British Columbia’s Brock Commons is a structure that has challenged the conventional construction landscape. Standing at 18-storeys, UBC’s newest student residence was named the world’s tallest timber tower in 2016. Structurlam supplied the building’s primary structural components: cross laminated timber (CLT) panels and glue laminated timber (glulam) pillars. Recently, Structurlam President, Bill …

UBC Brock Commons
UBC Brock Commons

August 14, 2016News

In 2016, UBC Brock Commons demonstrated the future of construction, challenging traditional building materials such as steel and concrete. The landmark building on the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver Campus reached structural completion in record time; the structure was topped off on August 12, 2016, when the final CrossLam® CLT panel was placed. The significance …

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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 …

Tall Tree Physio Lobby
Tall Tree Physio Lobby

July 27, 2015News

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.

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!

WIDC
WIDC

March 30, 2015News

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?

Access Mat After 2 Years
Access Mat After 2 Years

January 9, 2015News

The Matting boys are on the road again! From Monday Jan 12 to Friday Jan 16th, Eric Pierce will be presenting CrossLam matting throughout Calgary AB. If you are interested in learning more about how CrossLam mats are re-shaping the rig mat world, give Eric a call @250-462-8898 or send him an email epierce@structurlam.com. The …