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Outdoor Education Center construction reaches milestone

Construction on the new education facility at the Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Center reached a milestone May 8 in a gathering to celebrate the near-completion of timber installation on an innovative project covering 16,500 square feet. In lieu of a traditional “topping off” ceremony, general contractor Sherman Construction welcomed key stakeholders from Clemson […]

Using CLT, Hacker Architects Helps Connect a Workplace to Its Surrounding Nature Preserve

The First Tech Federal Credit Union office—at five stories and 156,000 square feet—became America’s largest CLT-framed building by area when it opened this past summer. When First Tech Federal Credit Union commissioned a new corporate office in the Portland, Oregon, suburb of Hillsboro, the idea was to be near tech-industry clients in what’s known as […]

Why Mass Timber is a Viable Building Option in the Southeast

Demand for building with mass timber structural systems is increasing throughout the country. While Charlotte and other cities in the Southeast are not yet on the list of places with mass timber buildings, Swinerton’s team of mass timber experts see the emerging trend as a viable option for construction in the Southeast. The viability of […]

Women in Construction Week 2019

Through the hard work of workers in each and every trade, new techniques and technologies are produced to allow us to achieve what was previously thought to be impossible.