Montreal Apartment Is World’s Largest Residential Project Using Cross-Laminated Timber

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October 14, 2015

On Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) as a building material, architect and green building expert Lloyd Alter writes: What’s not to love?

“It's made from a renewable resource, it sequesters carbon dioxide, it's lighter than concrete and it's lovely to look at,” he writes in TreeHugger.

An apartment complex in Montreal, aptly named Arbora, has been recognized as the world’s largest residential project using wood construction. Its 434 condo, townhouse, and rental units in three eight-story buildings are made from sustainably harvested wood turned into panels by Nordic CLT.

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