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Dowel-Laminated Timber Roof At MFAH's Conservation Center Is a First for North America

Designed by Lake|Flato Architects, the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation Center... More

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The Canadian National Arts Centre’s Hexagonal Ceiling Coffers

A mesmerizing array of geometries constructed in glulam timber greets visitors... More

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This Week in Tech: IKEA and Other Heavy Hitters Invest $40 Million in Vertical Farming

Plus, the 2018 Winter Olympics to feature the blackest black made by humans,... More

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Tall Timber Construction Code Is Still Thinking Small

With improved fire safety and proven superior energy performance, tall timber is... More

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Timber On the Rise, Part 1 - Dowel-Laminated Timber

Lucas Epp of StructureCraft Builders describes the science behind one of the... More

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Citation: Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum

Teeple Architects created custom laminated plywood nodes to support their angular... More

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Creating a Serpentine Roof with Wood

Diamond Schmitt Architects turns a forgettable low-rise building at Thompson Rivers University into a focal point in British Columbia. More

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Creating An Olympic Hero

Any 355,000-square-foot facility will have environmental impacts. The sheer size alone implies a drain on materials, natural resources, and local ecosystems. The Richmond Olympic Oval offers a new slant on large-scale design, however, as the speed skating venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, earned LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its green building measures. More

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Richmond Oval Roof Structure

The Vancouver office of Cannon Design created a panelized ribbed wooden roof structure as the crowning glory to the Olympic speedskating venue. More

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