International Mass Timber Conference in Portland, ORE

Several members of the MTA team attended the International Mass Timber Conference held in Portland, Oregon (USA) earlier in April. A gathering of professionals from across the forest, design, construction, manufacturing, and development industries, this 3-day conference homed in on mass timber engineering; the raw materials needed, supply chain, best practices, and applications.

Ronen Bauer, Phil Silverstein, Olivia Keung, Deya Iskandarova, Damineh Dehnadfar, and Jay Zhao enjoyed their time on the west coast, learning from the numerous exhibitors and lecturers, as well as the building tours the group undertook. This team is eager to build on the knowledge from current mass timber projects such as Limberlost Place and OSSTF HQ in Toronto, and continue the pursuit of sustainable innovation on future architectural endeavours.

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