Within the past of decade, both commercial and residential applications, structures are being constructed utilizing heavy timbers and varied laminated wood techniques. In addition, these mass timber buildings which utilize wood for construction not only promote sustainable forests, but also reduces the carbon footprint by storing it.
Down below are the top 13 of the tallest mass timber structures from around the world.
12. Wood Innovation and Design Centre
Wood Innovation and Design Centre in Canada is an 8-story, 97 foot timber structure, serving as a research and education facility for sustainable building practices.
10. The Murray Grove
The Murray Grove in the United Kingdom is a 9-story, 108 foot residential building made of cross-laminated timber, one of the first tall wooden buildings in the UK.
Framework in the United States is a 12-story, 148 foot mixed-use building in Portland, Oregon, made entirely of wood and featuring innovative seismic-resistant design.
8. 25 King
25 King in Australia is a 10-story, 147 foot office building made of cross-laminated timber, showcasing the potential of tall wooden structures in the commercial sector.
Treet in Norway is a 14-story, 167 foot wooden apartment building, featuring a unique sloping shape and energy-efficient design.
5. Brock Commons Tallwood House
Brock Commons Tallwood House in Canada is a 18-story, 190 foot student residence made of engineered wood, demonstrating the potential of tall wood buildings in urban areas.
4. Teck Acute Care Centre
Teck Acute Care Centre in Canada is a 8-story, 183 foot hospital building made of cross-laminated timber, providing a comfortable and healing environment for patients.