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  • Leers Weinzapfel Associates completes America′s first cross-laminated timber academic building

    The first and largest cross-laminated timber (CLT) academic building in the U.S. opened in 2017 at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst. Designed by Leers Weinzapfel Associates, the multi-disciplinary Design […]


  • SCM showcases complete range of high-tech solutions at the Dubai WoodShow

    SCM, the world-leading producer of secondary woodworking machinery, will participate in the 13th edition of the Dubai WoodShow, which will take place from March 12 – 14, 2018 at the […]


  • HOMAG to launch the world’s first autonomous workshop concept at HOLZ-HANDWERK

    The HOMAG Group, a worldleading company that manufactures machines and equipment for the woodworking industry, has announced plans to launch the world’s first autonomous workshop concept at HOLZ-HANDWERK. The workshop, […]


  • Lotus Equity Group unveils plans to develop the largest timber office building in America

    The Lotus Equity Group has announced plans to develop the United States’ largest mass timber office building as part of Riverfront Square, Newark’s most ambitious redevelopment project. Designed by visionary […]


  • Exports of U.S. hardwood lumber and veneer to the MENA region reach USD 96.74 million in 2017

    Total exports of U.S. hardwood lumber and veneer to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region including Pakistan reached USD 96.74 million for the year 2017. The statistics, which […]


  • Starbucks opens state-of-the-art premium Reserve Roastery in Shanghai

    Ceiling canopy features 10,000 handmade wooden hexagon-shaped tiles inspired by the locking of an espresso shot on an espresso machine Starbucks opened its most ambitious project to date – the […]


  • The Exoskeleton: an empirical investigation into a bottom-up approach to structural design

    As a part of their master dissertation, Thibaut Van Dousselaere and Silke Van Geeteruyen investigated a ‘bottom-up’ approach to structural design by means of prototyping, a subcategory of digital fabrication. […]


  • Bloomberg’s new European headquarters rated world’s most sustainable office building

    A major and ultra-prestigious application in the City of London could really put U.S. red oak on the European map The European market must, till now, have been something of […]


  • TELUS Garden receives official LEED Platinum certification

    omb imbues the complex with local materials, particularly natural toned wood, interior gardens and art Following an extensive review, 
the Canada Green Building Council awarded TELUS Garden Leadership in Energy […]


  • Hardwood CLT: The next big innovation in structural timber?

    AHEC, Alison Brooks Architects and Arup to collaborate on ‘The Smile’ for the London Design Festival 2016 The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the […]


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