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USA: Where Mass Timber Housing is Growing Fast

7 February 2023

Why Housing? Why CLT? – The mass timber team at Perkins & Will have a case study that’s worth checking out if you’re considering how multi-residential projects can benefit from mass timber.

Mass timber structural and modular MEP systems in building design offer opportunities for decarbonization and sustainable development in a way that has not been possible until now. The adoption of new codes across the country with updated standards for tall wood buildings make it possible to now build up to 18 stories in mass timber, opening up new design possibilities for a range of building types. These projects can be built faster, more cost effectively, and with a higher decarbonization potential than traditional concrete and steel structures.

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