LEVER Architecture’s Thomas Robinson discusses architecture and engineering in Oregon

The Pacific Northwest is home to a thriving architecture and design community that is shaping the industry across the country. The upcoming Facades+ AM conference July 21 will highlight notable projects within the state and region; ranging from a diverse spate of recently completed expansions to the University of Oregon campus to the ongoing proliferation of mass timber on

These rock-like Norwegian cabins keep hikers warm under timber panels

In 2015, the Norwegian Trekking Association announced a decision to construct two warming huts along the mountains that ring the town of Hammerfest to encourage hiking for both residents and tourists. The project brief called for a straightforward structure with a working wood-burning stove, an excellent view of the surrounding landscape, and suitability for the mountainous terrain. Norwegian-based practice

WIDC: Isn’t it good, Canadian wood?

Brought to you with support from <a href=”https://adserver.adtechus.com/adlink/3.0/5463.1/4492570/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4″ target=”_blank”><img src=”https://adserver.adtechus.com/adserv/3.0/5463.1/4492570/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4″ border=”0″ width=”234″ height=”60″></a>   Timber was the obvious choice for the Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC). This sturdy carbon-storing material is increasingly an alternative to concrete or steel in mid-rises and “plyscrapers.” For a province-owned building in Prince George, British Columbia, mandated to use