In news this week episode, Södra’s second production facility for cross-laminated timber is scheduled for completion by mid-2022. The facility will be able to deliver framing materials for 4,000 homes per year, which is ten times the current output of Södra’s existing facility at Värö. Three engineered timber office towers worth $173 million have been approved for a site in Sydney’s Lower North Shore. The eight, 12- and 18-storey towers proposed by Arrow Capital Partners and designed by Fitzpatrick+partners will be built on the 7636sq m corner block at 29-57 Christie Street, St Leonards. BOSS (Building, Offsite, Sustainable, System) and it is a prefabricated construction solution using an engineered timber-based structure. It uses biobased materials for insulation, achieves Passive House certification, uses 100 per cent electric and renewable sources of energy and resilient materials. UK real estate firm Cromwell Property Group and Finnish real asset manager Dasos Capital have joined to launch a pan-European wooden building property fund. A former shopping center near downtown Los Angeles is getting a makeover thanks to an innovative new design that promises to take CLT building to brand new levels.
Production by Deeelicious Beats
Music "Game Play" by Quality Quest
Podcast is a Mass Timber Construction Journal Production