Wood Design and Construction in Mid-Rise Buildings

Watch experts analyze code-compliance of mid-rise buildings

When it comes to mid-rise development, architects have a code-compliant, cost-effective resource in wood.

Over the years, wood frame construction has shown strength, longevity and stability, and is widely considered economical.

Mid-rise wood frame buildings are designed and built with innovative products and state-of-the-art engineering techniques. Fire risks are analyzed and assessed by experts and safety performance that meets the building code is commonly demonstrated through alternative solutions.

Construction of mid-rise subdivision in British Columbia
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