Mass Timber and its connection to Burnaby

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B.C has become a world leader in mass-timber buildings. Read about it in this Vancouver Sun articleMass Timber has close connections to Burnaby and BCIT.

  • We recently announced funding of $250,000 to support BCIT to develop additional wood innovation programing, building on the success of their new Construction of Mass Timber Structures Associate Certificate Program.

What is Mass Timber?

  • Mass timber is a sustainable building material that is engineered through fastening multiple layers of smaller dimension wood together with glue, dowels or nails. Mass timber products are solid, structural load-bearing components, such as columns, beams and panels used to construct residential, commercial and industrial buildings.