Tag: Industrialized Wood-Based Construction Conference
The Industrialized wood-based Construction Conference (IWBC) offers unparalleled value to attendees. Not only has it partnered with the Architecture Boston (ABX20) conference to bring you more value, but its new online platform offers a plethora of benefits you can enjoy from the comfort of you own home.
The recognized need for sustainability is seeing the return of wood as our building material of choice. Mass-timber products (wood-engineered construction materials) are able to sequester carbon and are a sustainable, renewable, durable, cost-effective and beautiful option gaining traction in North American markets.
Thanks to mass timber building components making wood more adaptable, wood buildings can go up faster, be as strong as steel and much lighter too. Now with high rise buildings on the table, wood is enjoying unprecedented appeal.
Construction hasn’t changed much in the last few decades. In fact, labor productivity actually declined by 19% between 1995 and 2015 . While innovation has improved equipment and technology, the process of building hasn’t undergone a major change for some time. Severe shortages of skilled onsite labor, rising labor costs and a lack of affordable housing are… Read more »