Innovations in Mass Timber: Sequestering Carbon with Style in Commercial Buildings (Hardcover)

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Prized for its ability to sequester carbon, mass timber, including cross-laminated timbers, glulam beams, and laminated veneer lumber, is entering a critical second phase of its development as a beneficial and stylish building material for nonresidential buildings. Join award-winning author Boyce Thompson on a global tour of 16 of the most innovative and stylish projects made with mass timber.

Content includes:

- Projects such as the intricate Swatch headquarters in Switzerland, the world's tallest mass timber building in Milwaukee, WI, and a fairytale experience at the Hans Christian Andersen Museum in Denmark
- Sidebars on carbon sequestration, moisture control, and acoustic properties of mass timber
- Information on how software and computer-controlled robotic saws work with wood's malleability to revolutionize millwork
- Details on how mass timber maximizes forest yields by utilizing small-diameter trees that might otherwise be wasted
- The benefits of how quickly and more accurately mass timber buildings go together with less waste and less neighborhood noise.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780764367434
ISBN-10: 0764367439
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: May 28th, 2024
Pages: 224
Language: English