Tag: mass timber industry

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 …

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