Wood Design and Construction in Mid-Rise Buildings (Part 3 of 5)

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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.

 

Related:

October 29, 2014History of Wood Construction and Forest Management in B.C. (Part 1 of 5)

November 26, 2014 – Mid-Rise Construction in B.C. (Part 2 of 5)

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