Building Green – January 4, 2017

Unmilled Timber Frames Go High Tech, Replacing Steel

Variability in shape does not mean the engineering is left to guesswork—quite the opposite. The company enables designers and engineers to work with the natural shape of its trees by providing exact dimensions that can be uploaded into BIM and CAD programs (each tree is scanned using LiDAR or Photogrammetry), as well as specific load and span guidelines...

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