While heavy rains were pelting Santiam Canyon Thursday afternoon, Jan. 18, there was a warm bustle of activity at one brightly-lit site between Lyons and Mill City. Albany Eastern Railroad pulled into a rail stall. Representatives from a German manufacturer were fine-tuning equipment inside a covered, 4-acre plant. Employees of Freres Lumber worked with the […]
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By now most consumers are aware of the “tiny home” movement that emphasizes creating sustainable and affordable homes by efficiently utilizing all available nooks and crannies of a small living space. There is no official measurement for what constitutes a tiny home, but most are between 100 sq. ft. and 500 sq. ft. The movement […]
When developer Flank purchased two industrial properties in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the firm’s partners decided they wanted to plunge into the North Brooklyn office market with a concept that hadn’t been seen in New York City in nearly a century: newly constructed wooden buildings. Creative office tenants want brick-and-beam buildings—meaning brick walls and timber framing—that […]
Meet the Rothoblass team at booth #416 in the Exhibit Hall.
An experimental pavilion popped up by the waters of downtown Vancouver for the TED2017 conference. Selected as the winning entry in the PAUSE international design competition, this interactive prefabricated timber structure explores the concept of personal space and interaction. Competition hosts nonprofit DBR | Design Build Research and the Vancouver TED2017 conference chose Kazan State […]