Rethinking conventional development in the heart of Victoria, B.C., D’Ambrosio Architecture and Urbanism propose two mass timber multi-family residential buildings over one level of underground parking called Speed Frances.
Located in Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood, 77 Wade Avenue aims to be the tallest modern mass timber office and commercial building in the country that is targeting Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.
T3 Bayside, on of the tallest timber office buildings in North America, will be emerging in Toronto’s Bayside community, located on the shores of Lake Ontario. Designed by 3XN, the 10-storey structure will be 42 m (138 ft) tall.
Legacy on Park Avenue in Langley, B.C., is a six-storey condominium combining advanced building systems with cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels. According to the Canadian Wood Council (CWC), this is also the very first application in Canada for a CLT firewall.
The Toronto Chapter is holding a dinner meeting to discuss mass timber structures. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 2, at the Toronto Skating Curling and Cricket Club from 5:15 p.m. Participants must sign-up before Friday, March 29.
Mjøstårnet, a mixed-use building in Brumunddal, Norway, is the world’s tallest timber building. At 85.4 m (280 ft), it is also the third-tallest building in Norway and the country’s tallest with mixed functions. The 18-floor building includes a hotel, private homes, and office space.
Through the Dock Building project for the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, the design team at Vancouver-based Michael Green Architecture (MGA) aimed to demonstrate, all projects, from working industrial buildings to boutique museums, can and should be realized with grace and architectural dignity.
Dominique Briand of Structure Fusion will be conducting a half-day workshop on mass timber May 30 at the Delta Prince Edward, Charlottetown. Organized by Atlantic WoodWorks, the workshop will run from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Simultaneous French translation is available.
George Brown College in Toronto has selected Moriyama & Teshima Architects + Acton Ostry Architects to design The Arbour, its tall wood campus building on the city’s waterfront. This moves the project one step closer to construction of one of Ontario’s first tall wood, low-carbon institutional building.