We are facilitating mass timber & tall wood construction in high-rise and mid-rise building across Canada through education, research, and partnerships with industry and government.


“Tall wood construction is about changing the way we build and how we think of building. Current construction techniques are based on 50-year old ideas with small incremental changes as the industry slowly adopts new innovations. Tall wood buildings provide an opportunity to revisit all of our assumptions about building.”         

- David Moses, Moses Structural Engineers Inc.


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Mass timber building is a global movement and
Canada is right in the middle of it.
Find out what’s new at the Institute, and read the
latest news about mass timber construction.

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Learn about what we do and what we aspire to achieve.

Discover our organization, meet our team, and
connect with our partners in research & industry.

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Find information about conferences & events, connect
with knowledge experts across the mass timber construction, design, and education sectors, and read the consultants’ reports
that inform the direction of research and education.

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Rendering of   The Arbour  , to be constructed at George Brown College, Waterfront Campus (Credit:  Moriyama & Teshima Architects  &  Acton Ostry Architects )

Rendering of The Arbour, to be constructed at George Brown College, Waterfront Campus
(Credit: Moriyama & Teshima Architects & Acton Ostry Architects)

Rendering of  academic wood tower  to be constructed on University of Toronto campus (Credit:  Patkau Architects  and  MJMA )

Rendering of academic wood tower to be constructed on University of Toronto campus
(Credit: Patkau Architects and MJMA)

Brock Commons   tall wood building progress - facade panel lift (Credit:  naturallywood.com , photographer:  KK Law )

Brock Commons tall wood building progress - facade panel lift
(Credit: naturallywood.com, photographer: KK Law)

Brock Commons   CLT column installation (Credit:  Seagate Structures ; photographer:  Pollux Chung )

Brock Commons CLT column installation
(Credit: Seagate Structures; photographer: Pollux Chung)


Photo at top of page: McEwen School of Architecture at Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario
Credit: LGA Architectural Partners; photo: Bob Gundu)

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