A new residence hall at the University of Arkansas (U of A) campus in Fayetteville, Arkansas, will serve as a testbed for researchers to study the behavior of cross-laminated timber (CLT) as a building material.
Adohi Hall is one of the nation’s first large-scale mass timber residence hall projects.
The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC’s) Oregon headquarters in southeast Portland has gone through a major expansion and renovation. The 40-year-old building has been transformed into a collaborative hub with a focus on sustainable design.
When the City of Portland, Oregon, built a new one-way street couplet reconnecting the roadway to a nearby street, a leftover 1858 m2 (20,000 sf) berm space was created. Utilizing that space, Skylab Architecture designed B76, a wedge-shaped building featuring a cross-laminated timber (CLT) structural system.
Several construction industry groups have asked Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council (NEC), to review the use of taxpayer dollars to projects that supposedly promote one building material over others.
On April 15, the world watched as the Notre-Dame in Paris, constructed eight centuries ago, nearly saw its end in the historic fire that devoured its roofs. Now, Belgian ecological architecture firm Vincent Callebaut Architectures (VCA) proposes a design for the cathedral that brings history, science, art, and spirituality together.