Timber: A Catalyst for Innovation

By: Anca Gagiuc, Commercial Property Executive

Katerra’s Craig Curtis and McKinstry’s Allie Teplicky share details about the sustainable features of cross-laminated timber as observed in their Washington state pilot office project.

The Catalyst Building is a five-story mass timber pilot project currently underway in Spokane, Wash., that is being analyzed to check on its?environmental impact?and identify opportunities to optimize environmental performance of mid-rise cross-laminated timber structures. This office development was designed to meet, or exceed, zero-energy and carbon operations, and is certified by the International Living Future Institute.?

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