27 May '15, 10am

#Luiis_3x ] Wood Innovation Design Center rises as world’s largest timber office building: ... [ #Luispokel ]

WIDC was designed as both a functional center, but also as a showcase of the durability and design potential of timber . The bottom floor and foundation are made from reinforced concrete, but the remainder of the building is clad only with timber planks and engineered mass timber products. The dry structure system meshes CLT floor panels, Glulam columns and beams and mass timber walls, creating a benchmark for mid and high rise buildings made entirely of wood. Together, these wood systems provide the needed structural support for the center.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/wood-innovation-design-center-rises-...

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