Tag: mass timber building

Structurlam - Brock Commons
Structurlam - Brock Commons

August 30, 2019News

By Hardy Wentzel, CEO of Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation The year was 2012, the first time cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels, combined with glulam beams and columns, were used as an alternative construction system – to concrete and steel – in North America. Only seven years later, mass timber is earning itself a well-deserved spotlight in …

UBC Brock Commons Outside
UBC Brock Commons Outside

June 28, 2019News

According to CNN business reporter, Matt McFarland, the neighbourhood of the future will be built out of wood. We don’t disagree. Writes McFarland, “Recent milestones have pushed wood buildings into the spotlight. In 2017, the University of British Columbia completed the tallest cross-laminated timber building in the world, an 18-storey dorm.” McFarland is referring to …

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 …

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 …

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