Tag: CLT

Acoustics and Mass Timber: Room-to-Room Noise Control

Richard McLain, PE, SE The growing availability and code acceptance of mass timber—i.e., large solid wood panel products such as cross-laminated timber (CLT) and nail-laminated...

AWC releases 2018 Manual for Engineered Wood Construction

The American Wood Council (AWC) released the 2018 Manual for Engineered Wood Construction, which contains design information for structural lumber, glued laminated timber, structural-use panels, cross-laminated timber (CLT), poles and piles, I-joists, structural composite lumber, and connections.

Report verifies Structurlam CLT products compliant with codes and standards

The ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) and APA – The Engineered Wood Association (APA) released their first joint evaluation report for cross-laminated timber products (CLT).

Beneath Platte Fifteen

Constructing a dry, decontaminated site foundation for Denver’s first cross-laminated timber mid-rise. The highly anticipated Platte Fifteen multi-use mid-rise structure, located at 15th and Platte...
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Cross-laminated timber

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Code officials move to update IBC for tall mass timber buildings

The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings in Columbus, Ohio, have concluded with a clear endorsement of building codes that will enable the use of mass timber technologies in buildings ranging up to 18 stories.

Lendlease begins construction on second CLT hotel in U.S.

Lendlease began construction on the second hotel in the U.S. using cross-laminated timber (CLT). The hotel, located on Fort Drum in Watertown, N.Y., is part of Lendlease’s more than 12,000-room Privatized Army Lodging (PAL) portfolio.

Mass timber milestone

Oregon rightfully earned its place as one of the greenest regions in the world years ago. A leader in architectural innovation and sustainability, Portland...

New report highlights steel and timber construction for high-rise buildings

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) released a new report and a video presentation on steel and timber research for mid- and high-rise residential buildings.
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