Advancing Timber in the Built Environment

 A collaboration between Oregon State University’s (OSU) Colleges of Forestry and Engineering, and University of Oregon’s (UO) College of Design, TallWood Design Institute (TDI) unites faculty across disciplines and partners with industry to advance research and education in timber manufacturing, design, and construction.





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TDI supports and oversees a wide range of basic and applied research focused on advancing timber products and building systems. 

Testing and Consulting Services

TDI provides consultation, fabrication and testing services for a wide array of clients–both public and private–and at a range of scales–from fundamental wood product performance, to full assemblies and building performance. 


TDI provides a range of hands-on and virtual education opportunities that are geared towards both traditional students and workplace learners. 

Research on Engineering, Architecture & Construction of Timber Structures

REACTS is an industry-led research consortium where members jointly direct and fund applied mass timber R&D