Publication: Think Wood
The Future of Mass Timber: 2022 and Beyond
Once considered an emerging building technology, mass timber has rapidly gained momentum as a low-carbon alternative to energy-intensive structural materials. Light-weight yet strong, versatile and nimble, these easy-to-prefabricate building products are being specified by everyone from governments and educational facilities to multi-family developers and major corporations. Faced with the looming climate crisis, many AEC professionals are starting to perceive building with mass timber as a tangible step to curbing carbon emissions.
The International Mass Timber Conference in Portland, OR in April 2022 brought together some of the industry’s best and brightest experts innovating with mass timber today. As mass timber shifts from niche to mainstream, Think Wood asked these innovators for their insights on the future of mass timber design and construction.