Serious About Addressing Climate Change? Build With Wood

In North America, the building sector accounts for about 37% of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. That represents a tremendous opportunity to reduce climate change by building more, and specifically taller, wooden buildings. A recent study by a team of scientists from...

World’s Tallest Wood Building Now Under Construction

Cross laminated timbers are being used in mass quantities for the tallest wood building so far: a 121-unit, 10-story  apartment complex in London. Architects Waugh Thistleton, CLT engineers Ramboll and developer Regal Homes, says the most exciting aspect of the...

Study: Wooden Buildings Are Cheaper And Cleaner

Although it may seem counter-intuitive, it would be better if we built buildings from wood than from concrete, brick, aluminum and steel. We use millions of tons of these modern materials every year. They have many valuable properties, but are energy-intensive to...