- Mass timber could prove to be a viable alternative to concrete and steel for mid-to-high rise buildings.
- We don’t see mass timber replacing those, it just becomes another option when certain parameters and goals apply to a project.”
- Called mass timber, the material is an umbrella term for large, solid chunks of panelized wood.
- Out of the mass timber initiative, CLT might prove to change the construction paradigm.
- Two urban building projects, in New York City and Portland, Oregon, will be changing their city’s skylines with an environmentally sustainable, cost-competitive building material.
Lindus Construction Receives GAF’s Prestigious 2014 President’s Club Award
- Baldwin, WI – December 04, 2015 – Lindus Construction, Inc., of Baldwin, Wisconsin, has received GAF’s most prestigious contractor award: The GAF President’s Club Award.
- Whether their clients are remodeling their homes or doing new construction, Lindus Construction keeps them highly satisfied with top-tiered products, a staff of hard-working & talented employees and a strong tradition of excellence.
- Lindus Construction of Baldwin, WI, has received GAF’s 2014 President’s Club Award.
- This highly coveted award recognizes Lindus Construction as one of the “elite of the elite” residential roofing contractors in the United States.
- GAF is North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, and only GAF Master Elite(R) Contractors can compete for its President’s Club Award.
FitzSimons’s installation is meant to explore how we “view, think and dream” about homes
- Chicago Architecture Biennial 2015: a stark installation on the Chicago lakefront by artist Sarah FitzSimons features the outline of a traditional two-storey American house (+ slideshow).
- Her work has been exhibited in cities around the US.
House is on view in Chicago through 25 October.
- Titled House, the structure sits on a beach along Lake Michigan, with a part of it submerged in water.
- The temporary installation has no roof, walls, nor cladding – leaving it intentionally open to the elements.
- FitzSimons used aluminium poles and joints to create the outline of a typical two-storey home found in the American Midwest.