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This Week in Tech & Culture: Building Materials That Can Harvest Electricity From the Air

Plus, architecture's role in suicide prevention, homes built from dirty diapers,... More

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Timber On the Rise, Part 4 - Elevating Design Through Wood

Andrea Leers and Tom Chung of Leers Weinzapfel Associates share insights on UMass... 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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UMass Amherst Design Building Zipper Trusses

The first mass-timber structure on the East Coast utilizes several new... More

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The Wrap on Wood

Researchers and designers are rendering wood to be increasingly resilient, adding new uses—from tall buildings to microfibers—for the classic building material. More

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