P.E.I. developers urged to build with wood

CBC news interview with Patrick Crabbe – Project Coordinator Atlantic WoodWORKS! Developers in P.E.I. are being encouraged to build the core of their developments out of wood products instead of concrete or steel. It’s called mass timber design, and it’s increasing in popularity in Canada. Mass timber is dimension or composite lumber — small pieces of wood glued together to

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Saint John First Atlantic Canadian City to Promote Six-Story Wood Frame Construction

  Saint John First Atlantic Canadian City to Promote Six-Story Wood Frame Construction City takes innovative approach to encouraging development of more mid-rise buildings SAINT JOHN (March 9, 2017), The City of Saint John is pleased to announce it is leading Atlantic Canada with its proactive adoption of the 2015 National Building Code permitting wood frame construction of up to

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City of Saint John the First Municipality in Atlantic Canada to Adopt Wood Mid-Rise Construction

City of Saint John the First Municipality in Atlantic Canada to Adopt Wood Mid-Rise Construction 5- and 6-storey wood construction increases options for design and construction community OTTAWA, Thursday, March 9th, 2017 – The Canadian Wood Council (CWC), along with Atlantic Wood WORKS!, congratulates the City of Saint John on its decision to adopt the 2015 National Building Code provisions

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6 Storey Wood Construction Will Deliver Affordable Housing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Attention Design / Architectural / Building /Environmental / Community News Editors and Reporters High Resolution PHOTOS AVAILABLE 6 Storey Wood Construction Will Deliver Affordable Housing and more to Halifax Regional Municipality Halifax Regional Municipality, September, 2016 – Garden View, the first midrise project developed under ‘Reinventing Main Street,’ central  Dartmouth’s new revitalization plan, will provide much needed

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