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10/20/16 – Chicago Magazine, In a City of Steel Giants, Can SOM Build a Wood Skyscraper?

10/14/16 – New Atlas, Proposed timber tower shoots high into Chicago's sky

10/13/16 – Architectural Record, Exhibition Review: Timber City at the National Building Museum

10/4/16 – WoodWorking Network, Tall wood building trend sparks new market; D.R. Johnson ready to serve

10/1/16 – Seattle Magazine, Are High-Rise Wood Buildings in Seattle's Future?

9/22/16 – Smithsonian Magazine, Is Timber the Future of Urban Construction?

9/22/16 – Science Magazine, Would you live in a wooden skyscraper?

9/19/16 – CNN, Stronger than concrete? Why this new material could define our age

9/18/16 – Oregon Public Broadcasting, Will Our Future High-Rises Be Made Of Wood?

9/12/16 – Forbes, Tree Houses: Is Wood Really The Future Of Skyscrapers?

9/10/16 – The Economist, Top of the tree: The case for wooden skyscrapers is not barking

8/18/16 – Woodworking Network, SmartLam cross laminated timber receives ANSI/APA certification

6/22/16 – Construction Dive, Branching out: Why cross-laminated timber is making advances in the US

6/20/16 – Smithsonian, Will Skyscrapers of the Future Be Built From Wood?

6/09/16 – The New York Times, Looking at Timber and Seeing the Future of Home and Business

6/08/16 – Industry Leaders Magazine, Is Wood The New Concrete Of The 21st Century?

5/31/16 – The Architect's Newspaper, Leers Weinzapfel Associates designs timber multidisciplinary design building for UMass Amherst

5/22/16 – CBS News, Living the High Life (6 minute news clip and written article)

5/16/16 – Bloomberg Technology, The Race for the Wood Skyscraper Starts Here

5/10/16 – NPR, New Technology Could Revive Pacific Northwest's Ailing Timber Industry

4/26/16 – Popular Science, Wood-and-Glue Skyscrapers Are on the Rise

3/21/16 – TriplePundit, The Hidden Carbon Benefits of Cross Laminated Timber

2/20/16 – Newsweek, Wooden Buildings Strong as Steel



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Recent FS Research

An Overview of CLT Research and Implementation in North America

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Mass Timber Research Needs compiled from the Mass Timber Research Workshop in November 2015

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Information Sheets

Cross-laminated Timber & Green Building

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Teaching Design Professional about Wood in Building

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