Wood Structures Academy
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Academy Courses
Wood and Evolving Codes: The 2018 IBC and Emerging Wood Technologies
Building codes are evolving to support new technological developments for one of our oldest building...
Exceeding Thermal Performance Goals by Choosing Wood
Understanding how wood can help contribute to significant energy savings in the built environment
Mass Timber
Home Grown: In a city where locavores rule, a new office building showcases regional materials and i...
Designing Modern Wood Schools
How to create high-performance structures that are also cost effective
Timber Grows Up
Architects and engineers, drawn to wood for its environmental attributes, push the material to new l...

Academy Resources

Editorial Resources

Environmental-impact benefits of wood structures and the ways in which green building codes can be met, including the stringent requirements of the Living Building Challenge

Think Wood Resources

Sustainability advantages and the general design challenges/opportunities of using heavy/mass timber as a structural system for a tall building