Tag: timber construction

Construction Techniques

What Is Mass Timber?

May 22, 2023

Via: ArchDaily

Wood is the concrete of the future. As timber construction becomes increasingly popular, you have probably heard this phrase. However, we are not talking about traditional construction techniques using timber, but rather about this well-known material combined with cutting-edge technology. […]


How Do You Control Sound in Mass Timber Construction? 

December 7, 2021

Via: gb&d magazine

The benefits of mass timber construction are many. It’s beautiful. It’s sustainable. And it’s more quickly assembled. But there’s one major challenge: Sound control is always an issue when the mass timber is left exposed on the ceiling. Unwanted noise, […]


WoodWorks Releases US Mass Timber Construction Manual

October 22, 2021

Via: gb&d magazine

With the release today of its US Mass Timber Construction Manual, WoodWorks – Wood Products Council says it is filling an information gap and addressing a recurring issue in the market. With so many developers and design teams pursuing mass […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Mass timber construction reaching for new heights

November 11, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is set to erect a 25-story mass timber apartment building in the summer of 2022, marking the world’s tallest building of its kind — that is, until it’s eclipsed by a 40-story mass timber office building expected to […]