130-foot Framework tower slated to become the tallest wooden building in the US
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The project is funded by local real estate firm, Project^, and local investor, Home Forward. The 130-foot building has a rectilinear plan and is meant to be clad in glass, wood screens and hanging plants. Its floor slabs and lateral force resisting system (LFRS) is meant to be built from cross-laminated timber, while beams and columns will be constructed of glue-laminated timber. "The design is intended to reveal the nature of the innovative tall timber structure at the scale of street and...