Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: mass timber

Mass Timber: Shaping the Future

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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