New Case Study: Mid-Rise Wood-Frame Construction in B.C.

In cities across North America, the low-density sprawl that hascharacterized development since the mid-20th century is giving way to agrowing landscape of mid-rise buildings; five- to six-storey structures thatare more environmentally sustainable and cost effective because of theirincreased density while still blending with existing neighbourhoods andhelping to create livable communities that accommodate growing urban populations.