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September 10, 2020

Code updates will allow larger mass-timber buildings — here's what 2 developers think

  • In addition to aesthetics, mass timber has sustainability advantages.
    Special to the Journal

    Image from TimberRise [enlarge]
    Mass timber is a prominent element of the Ascend @ Lagoon Valley project between San Francisco and Sacramento. Part of the development could have up to 1 million square feet of office space in seven low-rise buildings.

    Photo from Vaagen Timbers [enlarge]
    Crews installed cross-laminated panels and glulam beams from Vaagen Timbers for an office project in Colville.

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