Mass timber construction is on the rise. Could it help the housing crisis?

By Talia Ricci
CBC News
December 21, 2023
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: Canada, Canada East

There’s been an increase in large-scale building projects using mass timber, otherwise known as engineered wood. Experts say the material offers several benefits compared to steel and concrete — including sustainability and speed. Talia Ricci explores whether it could be part of a solution to Toronto’s housing crisis.

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