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B.C.'s Adera spreads word about mass timber building construction

Steven Threndyle Real Estate Mass timber Metro Vancouver Nov. 4 2022

The term “mass timber” might conjure up straight-grained lumber milled from gigantic old-growth Douglas fir and Western red cedars forests — the backbone of B.C.’s housing and forestry industry until quite recently. In fact, the opposite is true.

DIALOG files global patent for hybrid timber floor system

Nicholas Sokic Real Estate Mass timber International Jan. 7 2022

Canadian design firm DIALOG has filed global patents for a hybrid timber floor system (HTFS) which it hopes to utilize in super-tall skyscrapers. Until the patent is approved, DIALOG is working with global construction firm EllisDon on developing scaled panels