Canadian Consulting Engineer

mass timber

  • News Buildings

    Feds invest in George Brown College’s ‘The Arbour’ project

    May 31, 2019 by CCE

    The Government of Canada has committed to invest $4.1 million to construct The Arbour, the 10-storey, $134-million, mass-timber building project at George Brown College’s Waterfront Campus in Toronto. The funding is part of the Green Construction through Wood Program (GCWood) launched by Natural Resources Canada. It’s the first project funded through

  • News Buildings

    B.C. building code to allow 12-storey mass timber builds

    March 14, 2019 by CCE

    B.C. has obtained permission from the National Research Council to use the encapsulated mass-timber construction provisions from the 2020 National Building Code through a jurisdiction-specific regulation.

  • Feature Buildings

    Talking Tall Wood Towers

    July 12, 2018 by Doug Picklyk

    In the last decade or so people are realizing that mass timber can be used for bigger buildings quite effectively. And you get a lot of benefits from it.