Day: March 19, 2020


Mass Timber for Urban Housing

Architectes Urgence Journal is a fan of prefab construction. Interestingly, some of the long-term impact of this kind of construction will densify urban cities. Having mass timber into the mixture has the potential to decrease the carbon footprint of the constructed buildings.
In Vancouver, Intelligent City will develop a 4-storey mass timber building.The construction will utilize robotic and automated manufacturing process. In Toronto, on the other hand, has a company named R-Hauz which will construct siz-storey townhouse made from mass timber. The two companies are known for prefab construction especifially for modular homes….