Christina Lawrence

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Next-generation wood pushes to greater heights

By design, a new mid-rise building in Prince George, B.C., breaks many conventions of commercial construction.<p>At 29.5 metres, its height alone makes the Wood Innovation and Design Centre the highest contemporary wood structure of its type in North America – a record soon to be broken by others. The …

Canadian wood builders target overseas markets, but not just for their materials

Thanks to Canadian know-how, people in Tokyo may soon be visiting their relatives in the first five-storey wood home built for seniors in the country.<p>"It's going to be the largest wooden structure in Japan," said Paul Newman, the executive director of market access and trade for the Council of …

Woodworking

A Manhattan Condo Made of—Wood?

A New York partnership joins the movement for ‘tall-wood’ construction<p>“Engineered wood” isn’t a phrase that springs to mind when speaking of Manhattan real-estate projects. But a local partnership wants to change that, and the federal government hopes it succeeds.<p>130 134 Holdings LLC, in …

Real Estate

UBC plans 18-storey wood building

The University of British Columbia plans to build what might be the world’s tallest wood building in B.C. — an 18-storey residence for students.<p>It …

British Columbia

Metsä Wood Reimagines Empire State Building With Engineered Wood Products

<b>Published on</b> November 30th, 2015 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>3<p>November 30th, 2015 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p>Originally published on <i>Green Building Elements</i>.<p>Metsä Wood of …