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The Industrialized wood-based Construction Conference (IWBC) offers unparalleled value to attendees. Not only has it partnered with the Architecture Boston (ABX20) conference to bring you more value, but its new online platform offers a plethora of benefits you can enjoy from the comfort of you own home.
Engineered wood products are enjoying widespread popularity thanks to their sustainability, their versatility and their ability to streamline the construction process.
While offsite construction has steadily gained popularity in recent years as a construction disruptor, the COVD-19 pandemic has highlighted just how effective this technique is in overcoming the constraints of traditional construction.
Wooden sky scrapers just got a boost as British Columbia doubles their height limits. Buoyed by sustainable architects and engineers, the idea of the wooden skyscraper has garnered more support in BC as sustainability takes center stage. Vancouver was first to build a wooden sky scraper with the 18-floor Brock Commons Building which is not… Read more »
Cement releases an astounding amount of pollution, contributing 7% of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions.
The New York city skyline is about to undergo a major change as the Marriot Hotel chain undertakes a new project to construct the tallest modular hotel in the world. This $65 million project will be open in late 2020.
The recognized need for sustainability is seeing the return of wood as our building material of choice. Mass-timber products (wood-engineered construction materials) are able to sequester carbon and are a sustainable, renewable, durable, cost-effective and beautiful option gaining traction in North American markets.
A new survey by Autodesk and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) shows that 80 percent of construction firms interviewed reported a shortage of construction professionals.