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What is Structural Round Timber?

Nov. 20, 2023
Structural round timber utilizes trees in their natural form for structural applications like columns, beams and trusses. Learn how you can use it in projects in this episode of the Buildings Podcast.
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Structural round timber is a type of wood product where trees are utilized in their natural form for structural applications like beams, trusses, columns and other engineered assemblies. WholeTrees Structures—a Wisconsin-based, certified B-Corp firm—works to connect people and projects with structural round timber. Check out this episode to learn more about the basics of structural round timber and what you need to know about using it in projects.

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About Our Guest:

Amelia Swan Baxter is the cofounder and CEO of WholeTrees Structures. She has been at the forefront of sustainably harvested structural round timber (SRT) since 2007.

About the Author

Janelle Penny | Editor-in-Chief at BUILDINGS

Janelle Penny has more than a decade of experience in journalism, with a special emphasis on covering facilities management. She aims to deliver practical, actionable content for facilities professionals.

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