02 Aug '13, 5pm

[Prod/Sustainablity] Engineering a Wood Revolution

Engineering a Wood Revolution 1 CEU is available to BuildingGreen members. Log in or join to earn the credit. Wood seems poised for a resurgence in structural applications, but is its popularity a flash in the pan or a whole new way of building? Where available, wood was the primary building material for most residential and commercial structures in North America prior to the 1900s. It was cost-effective to transport on rivers and rail, abundant (at a cost to ecosystem health, at times), inexpensive, and easy to work with. Light-frame wood construction remains popular for homes in the U.S., but with the advancement of steel and concrete use, skyscrapers went up, and timber’s popularity went down. ... This page is visible only to BuildingGreen members Read it now with a FREE 30-day trial membership to BuildingGreen Suite Already a member? Log in here

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