Mass Timber, Part 1—Cost and Schedule Factors

By Scott Akre and Kate Pfretzschner
"Steel or concrete?" This has been the standard question on commercial projects for generations. But the industry is changing—mass timber is quickly becoming a viable and exciting third option for high-rise and high-occupancy commercial and multifamily buildings. For years, builders could only erect wood structures to five stories and 65 feet of wood. However, new… read more