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Fire resistance of log construction One frequently asked question is “How do log walls perform in a fire?” Log construction is extremely safe in the event of a fire. Logs char at the rate of 1.0 mm per minute so that the behavior of log con­struction in the event of a fire is predictable. As...
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Researchers from Cambridge University’s Centre for Natural Material Innovation based at the Department of Architecture are working with PLP Architecture and engineers Smith and Wallwork on the future development of timber skyscrapers. Various teams around the world are hoping to produce the tallest wooden skyscraper, the research team from Cambridge have completed holistic work on...
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Building a skyscraper? Forget about steel and concrete, says architect Michael Green, and build it out of … wood. As he details in this intriguing talk, it’s not only possible to build safe wooden structures up to 30 stories tall (and, he hopes, higher), it’s necessary. Michael Green wants to solve architecture’s biggest challenge —...
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“If you are not sold on wood construction, you will be after viewing the many projects documented in WD&B“ Henry Walthert, Wood Preservation Canada Wood Design & Building is an award-winning magazine that is exclusively about wood use in architecture and construction. The magazine brings readers valuable and inspirational content on the latest industry updates, technical...
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Due to Glulam’s exceptional qualities of strength and durability it finds use in numerous public projects, where safety plays a key role. Engineered wood is high-tech, high-performance product that offers consistency of structural performance, dimensional stability and freedom from defects, making it possible to integrate it successfully with other construction materials on large and complex projects....
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Glulam basics APA – The Engineered Wood Association: Glued laminated timber, or glulam, is a highly innovative construction material. Pound for pound, glulam is stronger than steel and has greater strength and stiffness than comparably sized dimensional lumber. Increased design values, improved product performance, and cost competitiveness make glulam the superior choice for projects from...
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One of the most respected and influential organizations in Canadian wood industry: general information on properties and uses of glued laminated timber (glulam/GLT). Find out more about available grades, manufacturing process, quality control, fire and safety guidelines.
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Note: Due to differences in personal preferences and requirements, the following items are not included in our packages: foundation, basement support post, any masonry items, plumbing and heating materials, electrical materials, kitchen cabinets or countertops, finish flooring, stains or finishes, roof insulation for log packages, nails, and miscellaneous items, such as flashing and vents.

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