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Norway: Contract signed for next phase of world’s longest timber bridge

Norway, bridge, structural timber, engineering, construction, architecture

Representatives of the Norwegian road authority Nye Veier and the joint venture BERINOR ANS, associating BESIX and Rizzani de Eccher, have signed the contract for the design, permitting and further development of the E6 Moelv-Roterud infrastructure project. The project includes a main bridge over Lake Mjøsa spanning more than one kilometre, …

Martinsons initiates process to find new majority owner

Martinsons, new majority owner, search, Sweden, glulam, construction systems, apartment blocks, buildings, bridges, wood, timber

The wood industry business Martinsons has initiated a process to find a new majority owner of the Group. “We have the advantage of being able to make this decision in a strong position as we are considered a driving force in many of our markets,” says CEO Lars Martinson. “We are convinced that this is best for our operations in …

Montana State University faculty awarded $1 million grant to research tree chemistry in bark beetle battle

Montana State University faculty, bark beetle infestation, pine forests, Amy Trowbridge, drought conditions

BOZEMAN - As bark beetles continue to devour sickly pine forests, a Montana State University plant physiologist and ecologist wants to better understand how trees are able to defend themselves amidst a warming climate, drought conditions and hungry insects. Amy Trowbridge, assistant professor in the Department of Land Resources and Environmental …

Editor’s pickYusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum challenges and connects

Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum, bridge, cantilever, traditional architecture

Between two buildings, the Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum is a bridge linking two structures long separated while also doubling as a facility with accommodations and workshops, excellent for artist-in-residence programmes. Structurally built with small parts in a cantilever system that traditional architecture in China and Japan often subscribed …

Editor’s pickThermally-modified American ash proves a success for coastal structure in Izmir

Thermally-modified Ash, American hardwoods, Bostanli Footbridge, Bostanlı Sunset Lounge

Bostanli Footbridge and Bostanlı Sunset Lounge promise a new urban space to experience different forms of 'idleness' The ‘Bostanlı Footbridge’ and ‘Bostanlı Sunset Lounge’ by Studio Evren Başbuğ Architects were created for the İzmir Sea coastal regeneration project.  Opened in July 2016, the site has …

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