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Albert Lea High School softens high tech learning with natural wood, glulam beams. Issued October 2001.
This mixed-use student housing development features 2,500 square feet of retail space combined with 192 four-bedroom, four-bath units; a parking garage; amenities including a fitness area and small café; and study rooms. Exposed glulam posts were chosen to frame the project for both their beauty and premier structural integrity. Issued April 2016.
Pennsylvania builders looking to stand out in a tough market gained a competitive advantage by adopting advanced framing techniques that deliver lasting energy savings to customers. Issued January 2018.
Features two mid-rise construction projects in California and shows how the benefits of building an all-wood podium structure outweigh the challenges. Includes project summaries, design challenges and solutions, and highlights the economical, structural and sustainable benefits to building an all-wood podium design. Issued September 2012.
The Appleton Mills project in historic Lowell, Massachusetts, renovated structures built in the 1870s and the 1900s into modern live/work lofts. The buildings were gutted, retaining the original 3-foot thick brick facades, and reframed with glulam for strength and historic accuracy. Issued July 2015.
The historic Audrain Building on Newport, Rhode Island's famous Bellevue Avenue got a super-strong floor designed to support the weight of classic automobiles rolling into a new car museum. Issued February 2015.
Describes use of glulam beams in design and construction of a new stadium roof canopy at the University of Oregon. Issued November 2002.
A switch from gypsum wallboard to oriented strand board wall sheathing decreased cost, and increased labor efficiency and quality for this multifamily development. Revised May 2003.
Engineered wood's appeal is more than skin deep: it's strong, environmentally responsible, cost-efficient and known for its natural warmth and aesthetic appeal. Learn more about the driving forces behind the wood and mass timber designs by LEVER Architecture of Portland, Oregon. Issued June 2019.