REclaiming Wood: Deconstruction Initiatives, Upcycling into CLT, and More

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 9:00am

Forward thinking municipalities are beginning to consider how to incentivize/mandate deconstruction and diversion of demolition wood from landfills, raising questions about eventual uses and markets. One promising area involves up-cycling of lumber into engineered wood products, such as cross laminated timber. This topic highlights the importance of considering design for deconstruction and adaptive reuse, something that mass timber also has high potential for.