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UK: Laing O’Rourke awarded Landsec's £195 million net zero carbon Timber Square development project

23-11-2020
timber building, net zero carbon, architecture

Landsec and Laing O’Rourke have today signed a pre-construction services agreement (PCSA) for the final design and planning of the main construction of £195 million Timber Square development. A start date is yet to be confirmed for the scheme which comprises of circa 370,000 sq ft of mixed-use space, including 350,000 sq ft of grade …

Editor’s pickInaugural BuildTech Asia 2020 Digital Series to accelerate the adoption of Industry 4.0

13-10-2020
building, architecture, building materials, expo, trade expo, trade exhibition

The inaugural BuildTech Asia Digital Series will take place on 14 and 15 October 2020 to proliferate the use of smart digital technologies in the built environment sector. This virtual event will present built environment professionals with opportunities to discover latest technologies at the international building and construction technology …

Editor’s pickUS: Construction begins on 25-storey mass timber tower "Ascent"

03-09-2020
United States, Mass Timber, Construction, Architecture, Building, World Record

At 86.6 metres tall, Ascent is poised to become the tallest hybrid timber structure in the world (Photograph: Korb + Associates Architects) Ascent, the cutting-edge 25-storey mass timber tower in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has received building permits from the City of Milwaukee and broken ground. The development team, led by New Land …

UK: Finalists revealed in competition to find environmentally friendly homes of the future

02-09-2020
United Kingdom, Competition, Green Building, Sustainability, Future, Timber, Mass Timber

United Kingdom Housing Minister Christopher Pincher has announced six finalists in a competition to design the homes of the future. The "Home of 2030" competition encourages the design of environmentally friendly homes that support people in leading independent, fulfilling lives as society ages.  The six finalists and their designs are: The …

New Outdoor Education Centre is the second mass timber facility in US to use Southern yellow pine

17-06-2020
mass timber building, yellow south pine, US, Andy Quattlebaum Outdoor Education Center

As Clemson University in South Carolina welcomes a new 16,000 sq ft Andy Quattlebaum Outdoor Education Center, it becomes the first mass timber structure on the campus and the second mass timber facility in the nation to use Southern yellow pine as the primary building material. Designed to help Clemson students achieve mental and physical …

Atlas Engineered Products signs new engineered wood supply agreement with Taiga Building Products

08-06-2020
Atlas Engineered Products, engineered wood, new supply arrangement, Taiga Building Products

Atlas Engineered Products (AEP) completes a new engineered wood supply arrangement with Taiga Building Products for all of its operating facilities across Canada. This national arrangement replaces the regional supply arrangement announced last year for Eastern Canada. It is expected that this relationship with Taiga will result in significant …

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