Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: mass timber

Mass Timber: Shaping the Future

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Mass timber projects are becoming a part of the everyday development landscape. By John Tenpenny With changes to the building code now allowing for taller wood...

RESCON president named to hybrid steel and timber building project

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Richard Lyall, president of the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON), has been appointed to a steering committee of the Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings...

B.C. advances low-carbon building technologies

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British Columbian homes and workplaces will benefit from more made-in-B.C. solutions aimed at reducing building energy costs and pollution. The CleanBC Building Innovation (CBBI) Fund...

Groundbreaking held at new University of Calgary business school

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Without the fanfare or photo-ops typical of a groundbreaking ceremony, construction is underway at the University of Calgary on a new home for the...

B.C. announces changes to its building code

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The Government of British Columbia has announced updates to the B.C. Building and Plumbing Code (B.C. Building Code), aimed at supporting innovative construction methods...

Mass Timber 2.0

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The adoption of mass timber has been slow in Canada. There is a lack of knowledge of the material among project owners, zoning and...

NRCan invests in new home for the TRCA

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Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) announced an investment of $2 million for the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s (TRCA) new administrative office building. Contributed as part...

Ontario invests in province’s first CLT plant

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John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, announced an investment of almost $5 million in Element5's new facility, which will create over 60...

U of T unveils plans for 14-storey mass timber project

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The University of Toronto is set to build a 14-storey academic tower made of timber on its downtown Toronto campus – expected to be...
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