Mass timber construction is capturing the imaginations of leading building and design professionals, who continue to evolve and advance its potential.
Their designs are pioneering better places for us to live and work, and new code changes were passed for the 2021 code cycle that allow mass timber buildings 8 to 18 stories tall. Conveying warmth and sophistication, it can be used as a load-bearing structure and an interior finish material.
Building on the advantages of wood construction, a hybrid structural approach can sometimes best meet a project’s needs. Here are five hybrid projects that deliver on design, budget, and sustainability goals.