Wood Construction in Mid-Rise Buildings

Graham Finch on building taller with mid-rise

Watch as Building Science Research Engineer, Graham Finch shares the basic principles of wood construction in mid-rise buildings.

Innovative new technologies and building systems have enabled longer wood spans, taller walls and higher buildings, and continue to expand the possibilities for wood use in construction. Wood is more than a building material; it’s a renewable and responsible choice.

Earth Sciences Building (ESB), University of British Columbia
Photo credit: KK Law