In this episode, a big residential development consisting of two towers is expected to sprout next spring in downtown San Jose next to the mixed-use transit village that Google has proposed. Roundtable discussion on fire safety and net zero. A proposed 40-storey hybrid wood tower in Vancouver, possibly the tallest in the world, still needs to clear neighbourhood planning approvals and complete design refinements, but the city is “quite enthusiastic about the project,” largely for its low-carbon and high-performance attributes. Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) is shutting down Sidewalk Labs after the founder and chief executive of the unit developing smart-city technology disclosed that doctors say he may have the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease, a deadly neurodegenerative condition.
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.