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U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize Competition Now Open 

The Competition invites U.S. developers, institutions, organizations and design teams willing to undertake an alternative solution approach to designing and building taller wood structures to submit entries for a prize of $2 million.

Click here to learn more about the tall wood building prize competition.

Survey of International Tall Wood Buildings Released 

Over the past several years, a number of tall wood projects have been completed around the world, demonstrating successful applications of new wood and mass timber technologies. This survey takes an in-depth look at ten international tall wood buildings, and presents some common lessons learned from the experiences of the Developer/Owner, Design Team, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), and Construction Team for each project.

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Featured Resources

New CEU: The Wood Use Paradox
New Video Series: Innovative Wood Construction & Composite Building Systems
New CEU: Seismic-Resistive Design of Wood Buildings
New CEU: Wood Products and Green Building


Win a Free Pass to Greenbuild from reThink Wood

In October, the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is coming to the Big Easy for three days of speakers and educational workshops that discuss sustainable architecture. reThink Wood (Booth # 2539) will have several experts on-site to discuss how wood framing is contributing to reduced environmental impact, and helping building designers earn points in green rating systems like LEEDV4
reThink Wood is also giving away a full pre-paid pass to Greenbuild this year ($700) to one lucky ArchDaily reader. Learn how to enter.




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