Tag: CLT

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.

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.

University of Arkansas breaks ground on state’s first mass timber project

A library storage building under construction on the University of Arkansas campus is the first demonstration of mass timber design and construction in the state of Arkansas, according to university officials.

First mass timber high-rise building in U.S. cleared for construction

The Framework Project, LLC received approval for a building permit allowing construction of the first wood, high-rise structure in the U.S.

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