Tag Archives: Mass Timber

SGH honored with two engineering awards

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) presented Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) with two accolades at its national Engineering Excellence Awards. The Massachusetts firm was recognized for the Bahá’í Temple of South America, located in Santiago, Chile, as well as the John W. Olver Design Building at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst.

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Building support for safe wood construction

In response to concerns about fire and seismic safety as it relates to wood construction, industry-driven group Think Wood continues to build resources in its Think Wood Research Library supporting the application of softwood lumber in residential and nonresidential building projects.

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