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…
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.
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.