Cross-Laminated Timber

Envisioning an I-5 Lid in the U District

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Lid I-5 hosted a charrette on September 16th dedicated to sketching out a design for a freeway lid on the stretch of Interstate 5...

The Best Architecture Seattle Has to Offer

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Seattle is in the midst of one its largest booms in a history that is almost nothing but a string of booms and busts....

Tacoma Could Get State’s First Cross-Laminated Timber Tower

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Tacoma Untapped broke the news that Horizon Partners NW has proposed a 14-story tower in Tacoma's Brewery District that incorporates cross-laminated timber (CLT). If...

Senate Bill Could Speed Adoption Of Cross-Laminated Timber

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A bill working its way through the Washington State Legislature could make it easier to build cross-laminated timber (CLT) buildings in Washington state. State...

Urban Hubs Need A CLT Boost

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This is the second in a two-part series on cross-laminated timber; read the first here. I've proposed creating a cross-laminated timber (CLT) bonus by adding 35...

CLT: The Future of Midrise Seattle

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The Urbanist has covered how 85- and 125-foot zones are not very effective. Since 65 feet is the sweet spot for Type V construction...

CLT: What’s All The Excitement About?

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Over the last decade, excitement about a new strong, green, and beautiful building material has been growing. Developed in Central Europe in the mid-1990’s, Cross...