International News


American university recreates truss for Notre Dame Cathedral

Tonya Ohnstad and a group of carpenters, architecture students and volunteers at the Catholic University of America use 800-year-old methods to reconstruct a vital component of the Notre Dame Cathedral, initially constructed in 1345. The handmade piece will be presented as a gift to France and used to reconstruct the Paris landmark, devastated by a fire in 2019. The restoration

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Architect Education Needs an Overhaul

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in the UK estimates that 35% of the lifecycle carbon from a typical office development is emitted before the building is opened, and the figure for residential premises is 51%. RICS says the calculations suggest it will be decades before some new buildings pay back their carbon debt by saving more emissions than

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Global roof truss report and forecast 2020-2027

  The Wood Truss Market’s latest issue – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2020 – 2027 is now available. The study offers a comprehensive analysis of the strategies, business models, and market shares of selected international participants. It is an in-depth report that captures all the facets of the evolving roof truss market The market classification

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