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Cross-laminated wood is being incorporated into Laurentian University’s School of Architecture.
An Ontario first for cross-laminated timberBy the time it’s completed in early 2016, the second phase of Laurentian University’s School of Architecture will serve as a solid example for students of what can be achieved with wood. A two-storey structure built with engineered wood products called cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glulam will host classrooms, a second-floor library and a lecture room as part of the school’s 54,000-square-foot second phase.CLT was developed in Switzerland in the early 1990s, but has not been used in a...


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An Ontario first for cross-laminated timber
By the time it’s completed in early 2016, the second phase of Laurentian University’s School of Architecture will serve as a solid example for students of what can be achieved with wood. A two-storey structure built with engineered wood products called cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glulam w...


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