World’s tallest timber building topped off ahead of schedule

World’s tallest timber building topped off ahead of schedule

In Vancouver, Canada, the towering timber Brock Commons just had its final panel installed, making the dream of the world’s tallest timber building a reality, reports the website Inhabitat. In just 66 days – ahead of the original scheduled timeframe...

Austrian timber office sequesters carbon

Austrian timber office sequesters carbon

Architecture firms JOSEP and Atelier Gerhard Haumer recently teamed to design a timber office in Austria with a small carbon footprint. Dubbed 52 Cubic Wood, the two-story office features a Y-shaped layout to overlook views in three directions. Timber was...

Design unveiled for London's first timber tower

Design unveiled for London's first timber tower

Architects are recognizing the versatility of wood by building innovative timber-framed structures that offer an alternative to traditional steel and concrete construction, reports the website Inhabitat. Over the last few decades, the trend of building with timber has expanded to...

Australia's first timber office building taking shape

Australia's first timber office building taking shape

Australia’s first cross-laminated timber commercial office building is on pace for completion next year in Sydney. To be called International House Sydney (IHS), the six-story structure and Glulam building will be located at the gateway to Lendlease’s multi-billion dollar Barangaroo...

Food processing facility recognized for expansion

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston's Boardman, Ore., processing facility has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Silver certification, awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The design, construction and operations at the 505,000-square-foot processing facility – known as...

LEED silver-designed tower receives splash of color, modern aesthetic from wall panels

LEED silver-designed tower receives splash of color, modern aesthetic from wall panels

Metal Sales provides more than 13,000 square feet of deep-ribbed panels for a new apartment building.

Company building nation's first wooden high-rise

Company building nation's first wooden high-rise

12-story structure to be made of panels of pressed timber.

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