Innovative new technologies and building systems have enabled longer wood spans, taller walls and higher buildings, contributing to a wider range of wood construction system solutions and building opportunities.
Research shows that a client stays longer in a retail store that is made from timber versus a retail store that is made from steel or concrete. Johannes Lederbauer discusses how Interspar, a supermarket chain located in Austria, started developing their buildings with wood construction.
To see details on this topic presented at the 2013 Large Wood Structures Symposium in Vancouver, B.C., visit Wood WORKS! British Columbia — www.wood-works.org.