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Is wood the future of campus construction?

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Is wood the future of campus construction?

Is wood the future of campus construction? College buildings are test labs for a new kind of wood technology, but for all its support the latest trend isn't without its challenges. The University of Idaho has one architectural marvel on its campus with the "Kibbie Dome," a sports arena that dates to the 1970s and whose inside has been likened to a tin can cut in half, thanks to its arched roof of wood-and-steel trusses. Now it's gunning for another, right next door. The proposed 4,200-seat Idaho Central Credit Union (ICC) Arena will have a structure that consists primarily of wood,...

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Mayor lobbies for wood use in new Mills construction

Mayor Lobbies Mills construction wood

Mayor lobbies for wood use in new Mills construction

Mayor lobbies for wood use in new Mills construction As much wood as possible should be used in the construction of the new Mills Memorial Hospital, says Terrace mayor Carol Leclerc. A member of the consultation committee set up to monitor construction and other plans connected to the project, Leclerc said wood in the public areas of the hospital, for instance, would create a warm and inviting atmosphere. “I think we’d want to use as much wood as possible,” said Leclerc in also noting the role the natural resource has played in the economic foundation and development of the region....

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