Friday, September 16, 2016

Design Approved for Framework, Likely Tallest Mass Timber Building in US

NextPortland reports that the design for Framework, likely the tallest mass timber building in the country, has been approved.  The Pearl District development on the corner of NW 10th & Glisan will be home to office space as well as 60 affordable housing units reserved for people earning less than 60% area MFI. The project has received funding for fire and seismic testing from the 2015 Tall Wood Building Prize Competition, and will be constructed using Cross Laminated Timber (CLT). Read more.