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Jul
17

Mass Timber Today Podcast Episode 14 featuring Jack Keays, expert fire safety engineer and building code consultant

Tune in to Episode 14 of the Mass Timber Today Podcast!   Jack Keays, an expert fire safety engineer and building code consultant, discusses his journey into the mass timber industry and the integral role of mass timber in his practice. He highlights the sustainability and aesthetic appeal of mass timber, as well as the […]

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Jul
17

Mass Timber Institute Newsletter – July 2024 edition

Click HERE for the July 2024 edition of the Mass Timber Institute newsletter.

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Jul
10

Forestry alumni and current researchers contribute to Urban Foraging in the Changing World publication

Urban Foraging in the Changing World edited by Shalini Dhyani and Mallika Sardeshpande brings together theoretical, experiential, and creative perspectives on the phenomenon of urban foraging in which authors from various disciplines and geographies provide a collection which invites readers to envisage scenarios that are desirable and achievable. It is of special interest to those […]

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Jul
10

Professor Sean Thomas’s biochar research published in leading open-access journal

A foremost expert on the subject of biochar, Professor Sean Thomas of Forestry recently had his research into the phytotoxicity and hormesis of the material published in the online journal Biochar, which covers agronomy, environmental science and materials science, particularly the preparation and processing of biochar and its multifunctional applications. A charcoal made from organic waste materials prepared […]

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Jun
20

MTI Director Anne Koven featured on TVO’s The Agenda

On May 21st, Mass Timber Institute director Anne Koven joined a panel discussion on The Agenda with Steve Paikin titled “Is There a Mass Market for Mass Timber?” Panelists included Steven Craft from CHM Fire Consultants, Philip Silverstein from Moriyama Teshima Architects, and Christopher Williams from Timber Systems.   The discussion ranged from topics such […]

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Jun
17

Mass Timber Today Podcast Episode 13 featuring Michael Suljak, Vice President of Strategic Development at Eastern Construction

Tune in to Episode 13 of the Mass Timber Today Podcast! Michael Suljak, Vice President of Strategic Development at Eastern Construction, discusses his journey into the mass timber sector and the benefits and challenges of building with mass timber. He highlights the beauty and satisfaction of working with mass timber, the need for coordination and […]

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Jun
17

Prof. Danijela Puric-Mladenovic featured on TVO’s The Thread

  Prof. Danijela Puric-Mladenovic was featured in a recent episode of TVO’s The Thread called Stressed Out. How does stress affect our bodies and minds? What happens when it becomes chronic? How do you handle stress? How can you alleviate stress? Are you Stressed Out? Nam Kiwanuka and The Thread team talk to everyday Ontarians, […]

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May
08

Mass Timber Today Podcast Episode 12 featuring Ryan Going, Construction Manager, Pomerleau

Tune in to Episode 12 of the Mass Timber Today Podcast! In this episode, Craig Applegath and Ryan Going discuss various aspects of mass timber construction. They explore the longevity of mass timber buildings, highlighting the durability of various natural and engineered materials. Ryan speaks to his role and involvement in the construction of the […]

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