More stories about Wood

  • Creating An Olympic Hero

    Any 355,000-square-foot facility will have environmental impacts. The sheer size alone implies a drain on materials, natural resources, and local ecosystems. The Richmond Olympic Oval offers a new slant on large-scale design, however, as the speed skating venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in...

  • Wood Groups Dislike USGBC's Third Try To Write Rules on LEED Points

    FSC-US, SFI oppose plan for vastly different reasons.

  • USF Contract's Avignon Collection Features Oak Hardwood

    Certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, the plans feature an oak wear layer on top of a stable core

  • Reborn on the River

    The revitalization of a riverside indutrial hub continues as a 19th-century building is transformed into the Beacon Institute of Rivers and Estuaries' Center for Environmental Innovation and Education

  • Access Floors Are Available in Hardwood

    Tate expands its raised access flooring system.

  • Best-Laid Plans

    Scheduled for completion in 2011, NAU's Health and Learning Center is aiming for LEED Gold certification.

  • News Worthy

    The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication creates headlines of its own with a sustainable new structure.

  • Hardwood Tiles Are VOC Free

    Tate’s new engineered hardwood tiles are made of 3-mm-thick natural wood laminate bonded to an 11-mm-thick Versacore wood veneer backer.

  • Glass Replaces Exotic Wood for Cabinet Maker ALNO

    Cabinet maker ALNO has addressed the issues of illegal logging and insufficient forest management by creating a glass alternative to exotic wood veneer.

  • Earthly Ethics

    Fulfilling Aldo Leopold's belief that ethical behavior includes respecting the land, the Leopold Legacy Center examines the relationships between buildings, their inhabitants and their sites