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Wood’s growth in renewables continues with two major U.S. solar contracts

HOUSTON – June 16, 2020— Wood, the global engineering and consulting company, has secured two solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts from an American...

Brick cladding over wood-framed structures

Determining differential movement and overcoming resulting detailing challenges. By Anthony J. Nicastro, P.E., Robert P. Antes, R. Scott Silvester, P.E., and Niklas W. Vigener, P.E. A...

Cross-Laminated Timber

What is it and When Does it Make Sense? By Augustus “Gus” Raymond Entering the 19th century, the 482’ Strasbourg Cathedral was the tallest structure in...

New ASCE Manual of Practice Offers Best Practices for Use of Fiber-Reinforced Polymers for...

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s new book, Recommended Practice for Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Products for Overhead Utility Line Structures, MOP 104, Second Edition, details best practices for the...

Call for Nominations: 2020 Wood Design Awards

The 2020 Wood Design Awards recognize excellence in wood design, engineering, and construction, as well as innovative projects that showcase attributes of wood such...

Wood awarded contract to support US Army clean-up strategy in Europe

ATLANTA — Wood has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to provide environmental remediation services in support of...

Q&A: Structural wood design

‘Ask an Expert’ addresses common technical questions related to design and construction of wood-frame and mass timber buildings. Do you have a technical question related...

Robots cooperate in timber construction

Researchers from ETH Zurich are using a new method for digital timber construction in a real project for the first time. The load-bearing timber modules, which are prefabricated by robots, will be assembled on the top two floors at the DFAB HOUSE construction site.

New wood technologies optimize passive design and construction

Aligning the construction efficiency and environmental benefits of modern wood technologies with passive design principles can create energy-efficient and carbon neutral buildings that reduce energy bills and benefit architects, developers, owners and cities.
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