naturally:wood newsletter

May 30, 2024
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: Canada, Canada West




WoodWorks BC releases a guide for alternative solutions: Alternative solutions have been an important feature of the National Building Code since 2005, but there is still a lack of understanding among building professionals on how to approach their use while remaining compliant with building codes. Technical webinar on new building code provisions: Recent code changes have expanded opportunities for mass timber in BC, including building up to 18-storeys, new requirements for encapsulation, and new building types. Join WoodWorks and the BC Office of Mass Timber Implementation (OMTI) for a technical webinar. New student housing commons features culturally enriched mass timber design: The NIC Comox Valley Student Housing Commons builds two new four-storey buildings that provide 217 beds and community gathering spaces.

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