Timber Rising

by Robert L. Reid, Senior Editor, Features Manager; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2018, Vol. 88, Issue 1, Pg. 46-51,76-76


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: Ever-taller buildings made from engineered wood are being proposed and constructed around the world. To meet that demand, designers are being tasked with learning about the new capabilities, attributes, and challenges of working with the newest versions of one of nature’s oldest building materials.

Subject Headings: Wood structures | Building design | Wood | Wood construction | Construction materials

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