Compiled by Jennie Morton, Senior Editor
Is a wood building in your future? Already established in Europe, cross-laminated timber (CLT) has jumped across the pond to challenge steel, concrete and masonry. This preengineered solid product is included in the International Building Code, disproving the notion that wood can only be used as a decorative element in commercial facilities. Check out the first all-timber industrial building in the U.S. – the 9,000-square-foot Sauter Timber Production Facility.