21 August 2018

Timber Making a Comeback

Timber seems to be making a comeback in the construction world. Crews recently installed a cross-laminated timber deck for a 19,000-sq-ft McDonald’s restaurant in Chicago. The work marked the first use of CLT as a structural material in a Chicago commercial building and one of the most extensive uses of wood in a commercial building since the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

Source: http://enr.com