In this weeks episode, The Ascent Building is feature on PBS in the United States. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Megan Thompson recently visited the Ascent building in Milwaukee, a 25 story mass timber tower that will open next summer. Zurich North America is expanding coverage offerings to commercial projects using mass timber, a group of engineered wood products touted for resilience and sustainability. The Monash Carbon Capture and Conversion team won one of 16 US$250,000 prizes in the XPRIZE Carbon Removal Competition launched earlier this year by Elon Musk and the XPRIZE Foundation. The gathering of leaders at Cop26 has brought global efforts into sharp focus, while Tomorrow’s Engineers Week. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service relied on traditional and innovative wood products in the visionary construction of a new high-efficiency building in Kamiah, Idaho. Introducing the Founding Committee Members for the IAMTC.
Production by Deeelicious Beats
Music "Game Play" by Quality Quest
Podcast is a Mass Timber Construction Journal Production
Sponsors of the Podcast:
Rothoblaas is an Italian multinational with its roots in the Alpine region; a leading developer and provider of high technology solutions for all those involved in the construction with wood sector. Always engaged in finding solutions for the improvement of the sector, today Rothoblaas is one of the leading companies worldwide in the development of products and services dedicated to the wood carpentry industry, and continues to export know-how from the heart of the Italian Alps to the world.
International Association for Mass Timber Construction (IAMTC)
The International Association for Mass Timber Construction aims to promote and deliver value to its members and associated stakeholders through an all-encompassing approach to advocacy, thought-leadership, development for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing sectors, provide education, training/teaching and research in establishing a global mass timber construction sector across the five contents of the world.