Supported by the US Economic Development Agency, the TallWood Design Institute is carrying out structural testing of mass timber products and engineering peer reviews of tall wood and mass timber building plans to lower barriers to the use of structural wood products and incorporation provisions for such products in local and state building codes. The Institute’s recent product testing includes structural and fire testing for the 12-story Framework project and product development testing of Freres Lumber’s Mass Plywood Panel (MPP).

Watch a video about structural testing that TDI carried out for the Framework building, Portland