I didn’t know it at the time, but one of the reasons I fell in love with Portland, OR and moved here in 2009 is its development boundary. Unlike some cities in the west (Hey Hey, L.A….), all of Oregon’s Continue reading Oregon Has Managed Sprawl Well. Now For Affordable Housing.
Oregon is working to give the Pacific Northwest’s timber industry a boost by encouraging timber high-rises. Made with strong cross-laminated timber, the material is more sustainable and has a smaller carbon footprint compared with concrete. Cross-laminated timber producers are quite Continue reading How Timber High-Rises Meet Fire Codes