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Have you heard about Microsoft’s ‘machine in the woods’? Check out the recent article by Microsoft’s Vanessa Ho for the full scoop on this exciting addition to the Redmond Campus:…
In 2015 I wrote an exposé about the potential for Augmented Reality [AR] application in the building industry. After re-reading AR: Behind the Buzz, I realized just how far we’ve…
The statistics surrounding climate change are overwhelming. Without mass buy-in and industry and government commitment to more sustainable practices, our climate’s temperature will continue to rise until it is at…
If there is one universal take-away from the historic events of 2020, it is the need to put words into ACTION. Many of us hold values that promote diversity, health,…
The spotlight on the building industry, known to produce significant waste, is hotter than ever as society increasingly insists that developers, designers, engineers, and contractors prioritize the health of our…
2005 Poplar Mass Timber
In Mass Timber: Where to Start, Part I, the 2005 Poplar project team provided insight from their mass timber exploration and implementation journey—focusing on the product essentials. In Part II,…
Together we faced countless uncertainties in 2020 + learned that one thing remains true… Videography by Rob Mervin Films.
On November 19, 2020, members of the 2005 Poplar team gave a virtual tour of the first commercial building in Issaquah, Washington to use cross laminated timber. Following the tour,…
You may have noticed an increase in references to mass timber in recent months. These two words are finding their way into everyday AECO language—for good reason. This game-changing structural…
salmon safe feature
what’s with the salmon? The wild salmon is emblematic of the Pacific Northwest. From their prominent portrayal in Native American art to the iconic “Flying Fish” in the Pike Place…
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