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First Look: New Designs For PDX Take Inspiration From the Region

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Fast forward to 2025: You’ve just landed at PDX and it’s your first time stepping into the new main terminal, as insiders often call the airport’s central hub. As you glimpse the bright space, you spot details that already feel familiar: Soft daylight filters through the wooden roof, almost like light filtering through a forest canopy. People gather in common areas …

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Prefabricated 41-unit apartment block in Wellington to be ready by mid-2021

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A $19 million apartment development in Wellington’s Newtown is under construction, but the on-site noise isn’t as loud as people might expect. That’s because the building’s timber walls and floors have been manufactured and shipped from Christchurch. Then, they are slotted into place on the construction site. Prefabrication, where parts of a structure are already made and assembled on site, …

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Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios designs carbon negative timber office in London

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UK architecture studio Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios has designed a six-storey cross-laminated timber office named Paradise, which will be carbon negative to align with its Architects Declare commitments. The architecture studio designed the carbon-neutral office as it focuses on creating more sustainable architecture to meet the aims of climate change network Architects Declare. “As founding signatories of Architects Declare, we …

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binderholz Group wins auction of Klausner Lumber One in Florida, USA and thus expands outside Europe for the first time

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The Austrian binderholz Group, based in Fügen, purchased all assets of Klausner Lumber One LLC, based in Live Oak, Suwannee County, Florida, in the auction held on Friday, August 21, 2020. At the auction binderholz was able to prevail over Mercer Inc. and Mayr Melnhof Holz and was awarded the contract at USD 61.0 million. The transaction is expected to …

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As Concerns Over Climate Change Rise, More Developers Turn to Wood

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With environmental benefits and lower labor costs, mass timber has grown into a market that could rival steel and concrete in the construction industry. Although it was established in 1873 near some of North America’s most productive forests, Spokane has rarely focused on new timber products in construction. But that is starting to change. In the city’s downtown, Eastern Washington …

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Timberlink selects new CLT & GLT equipment supplier

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Timberlink Australia is pleased to announce that following an extensive international review, Danish based Kallesoe Machinery A/S has been selected as the manufacturing equipment supplier for Timberlink’s planned Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) and Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) plant.Working alongside Timberlink, Kallesoe will supply and commission a turnkey solution providing plant design, manufacturing equipment and installation, supported by a fully integrated …