Are we approaching the golden age of CLT?

11 / 01 / 23 - 0 minute read

What do you visualise when you think of manufactured wooden structures? Are you transported to a warm sauna in the freezing depths of Finland and Iceland? Perhaps hygge-inspired chalets further south in Denmark or next to ski slopes in the Alps? Or even camping huts for more modest holidays in the UK’s natural hotspots?

How about contemporary villas in the Netherlands? Bridges in Canada? Or high-rise towers in Norway?

Thanks to the surge in popularity of cross-laminated timber – or CLT – as a structural material, there is a new reality of what can be built with wood.