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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…
sustainable advances feature
In 2017, we published a brief synopsis about the future of cross laminated timber [CLT]. In the three short years since, interest in sustainable construction continues to gather significant momentum…
omc futurecare feature image
Project FutureCare, a six-phase campus renewal project, continues to transform the Overlake Medical Center landscape as GLY pushes construction of the New East Tower closer to its December 2020 completion.…
A global disruption turns normal routines upside down. It adds to existing crises and underscores the need to address long-neglected issues. However, not all is doom and gloom. In the…
Seattle Skyline
Another round of energy code updates looms large over the Puget Sound region, including the 2018 Seattle Energy Code [SEC], the 2018 WA State Energy Code [WSEC] for commercial buildings,…
hvac in the workplace
With infection transmission and containment a hot conversation topic across the globe, HVAC systems find themselves rather unexpectedly in the spotlight. We asked our Mechanical Specialist, Erik Bedell PE, to…
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