Tag: cross-laminated timber

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...

First complete CLT building in New York State opens

New Energy Works Timberframers opened its cross-laminated timber (CLT) building, the first complete CLT in New York State, on October 12, 2017. The building combines the strength of timber frame construction and CLT panels.

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.

OSU researcher studies CLT as seismic retrofit tool

Safer historic buildings and more jobs for the timber industry are the goals of a partnership between an Oregon State University structural engineering researcher and a newly formed nonprofit group in Corvallis, Oregon.

Fire testing completed on full-scale mass timber building

Five full-scale mass timber fire tests in a multi-story apartment building have been completed with promising results.

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.

Mass timber high rise

CallisonRTKL conducted a feasibility study for a 40-story residential tower in Seattle.

Fire tests completed for first mass timber high-rise building in the U.S.

The Framework Project, LLC announced that the company has successfully completed two significant fire tests on Cross-laminated Timber (CLT) as a building material, demonstrating for the first time the feasibility of tall mass timber buildings in the U.S.
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