The addition of the L-shaped, two-wing building offers students a study in contrasts between these two modern construction methods, as well as between 19th-century-style timber construction and 21st-century CLT construction. Levitt said CLT was a natural choice considering the importance of timber and wood resources to northern Ontario, although there was little precedent for its institutional application in Canada at the time, much less on this scale.
Source: New architecture school brings lessons to life – REMI Network
Gaylord Hardwood Flooring is making lemonade out of lemons, in a manner of speaking, turning ash trees doomed by the emerald ash borer into hardwood flooring. Shown is an example of an ash floor they’ve done.
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