Tag: cross-laminated timber

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...

Wood use in schools expected to increase

As U.S. designers seek to satisfy the needs of a growing student population, Think Wood anticipates an increase in wood schools over the next decade.

AWC applauds Oregon’s allowance of tall mass timber buildings

Oregon has become the first state to approve the use of science-based building code requirements for tall mass timber buildings under their statewide alternate method.

Nominate a project for the 2019 U.S. Wood Design Awards

Wood Products Council issued a “call for nominations” for its 2019 U.S. Wood Design Awards. The awards recognize excellence in wood design, engineering, and construction.
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Cross-laminated timber

Watch Civil + Structural Engineer’s latest FREE webinar while earning your PDH! You will hear from the executive vice president of operations at Nabholz...

WoodWorks leads successful blast testing of loaded mass timber structures

WoodWorks – Wood Products Council, in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service Forest Products Lab and Softwood Lumber Board, conducted a second series of blast tests on three existing two-story, single-bay cross-laminated timber structures at Tyndall Air Force Base.
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