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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 …

WoodWorks announces 2020-21 Board of Directors

15-05-2020
WoodWorks, 2020-21 Board of Directors, non-profit, education, technical support, commercial, multi-family, wood building

WoodWorks - Wood Products Council has announced its 2020-21 Board of Directors, including two new members representing the architectural and engineering communities: Tom Chung, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal, Leers Weinzapfel Associates; Tanya Luthi, PE, Vice President, Structures, Entuitive. WoodWorks extends its grateful appreciation to its two …

Editor’s pickPYTHA 3D-CAD collaborates with Indonesia’s top woodworking school

07-01-2020
PYTHA 3D-CAD, software, MOU, Akademi Teknik Pika, ATPIKA, education collaboration, CAD

PYTHA 3D-CAD signed a Memorandum of understanding (MOU) of Education Collaboration with Indonesian’s most prominent woodworking school Akademi Teknik Pika (ATPIKA) for the integration of the software into the school’s curriculum. This collaboration will benefit woodworking students by equipping them with modern, efficient and relevant …

Södra, IKEA and Linnaeus University partner to promote forestry

02-01-2020
Södra, IKEA, Linnaeus University, long term, investment, research, education, promotion, forestry, forest products

Södra and IKEA of Sweden are now partnering with Linnaeus University in a unique long-term and strategic investment in research and education to promote forestry and the forest industry. The partnership will gather expertise in forest management, ecology, social sustainability, economics and the raw material’s properties and uses under …

Horten Upper Secondary School – Norway’s highest environmentally classified education building

02-12-2019
Horten Upper Secondary School, Norway, highest environmentally classified education building, BREEAM Outstanding project, wood, timber, passive house standards

Horten upper secondary school won the international sustainable BREEAM Awards 2019 for the best public sector building at the design stage. The project is referred to as an example of a future-oriented learning environment and is Norway’s highest environmentally classified education building. The building is innovative and avant-garde in …

Virtual reality takes children into forestry

12-09-2019
forestry, education, Australia

Teachers from across Australia have been given the opportunity to experience and learn about innovative virtual reality (VR) teaching resources developed by ForestLearning, a programme of Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA). The ForestVR toolkit for schools will educate students on the renewable cycle of timber in an immersive and engaging …

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