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Would You Build a High Rise Using Wood?

When you imagine the world’s tallest modern wood structure, could you envision a commercial building? It’s got its limitations, but new technology means that wood has a brand new lease on design and construction life. The University of Northern British Columbia is home to this surprising building. And while the rest of the world still […]

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Expert Interview with Matt Handal on Marketing Advice for Architects, Engineers and Construction Pros

We asked Matt Handal, the self-described mild-mannered Business Development Manager for construction consulting firm Trauner Consulting Services Inc., about his professional background. His response? “It’s an off-white wall. There is a whiteboard on it. Underneath that, there is a bookcase with a bunch of books and research reports my firm wrote.” Touche. With that, Matt […]

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On Life and Education with Laura-Ann Chin

“The world criticizes the exorbitant tuition fees for a college education in the US. However, this price tag, at the end of the day, is worth every penny if YOU, the student make the most out of your education.” Chemical engineer Laura-Ann Chin If you were to turn on the television today, browse through your […]

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Modern Architectural Wonders in Glass

What’s happening now could change everything you know about glass. View image | gettyimages.com There’s something about the appeal of glass. It can be manipulated into almost any shape, given any color, and used in applications from mirrors to expansive balcony windows and foot bridges. As an architectural staple, this is one material that’s as […]

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