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Mass Timber Rising

Expanding the mass timber ecosystem can address the region’s three grand challenges: housing, forest health, and economic disparity. The Coalition, through strategic projects, is using mass timber to advance equity, innovation, and sustainability in the region. Learn more about the work in our film project, Mass Timber Rising.

About the Coalition

The Coalition is a partnership between Oregon’s leading research universities and government agencies.

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Featured Project

T2: Building Innovation Hub

The T2 Building Innovation Hub is a signature project of the Oregon Mass Timber Coalition, led by the Port of Portland.

Located on the 53-acre Terminal 2 site in Portland, the facility will build and supply mass timber panels for modular homes, which will be barged and trucked from Terminal 2 to communities in need around Oregon.

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Mass Timber in the News

Building Better Regions
May 20, 2024
Mass timber on the rise in the Pacific Northwest

Big things are growing in the land of big trees. Mass timber may not be a household term yet, but the potential for a sustainable supply chain from the forest to the front door has a lot of people excited.

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CBS News
April 27, 2024
[Video] Inside America's mass timber movement

Mass timber is a type of wood being used to build large buildings, like high-rises and airports. Jeff Glor traveled to Oregon to understand more about the material, its safety, and whether it's sustainable to use long-term.

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merkley.senate.gov
April 17, 2024
Merkley, Risch introduce bipartisan bill to boost mass timber industry across America

Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Idaho’s U.S. Senator James Risch today announced the introduction of the bipartisan Mass Timber Federal Buildings Act to promote the utilization of mass timber in federal building projects and military construction.

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KEZI
February 8, 2024
Deputy Sec. of Agriculture toured OSU's College of Forestry and took a look at some research

The U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, Xochitl Torres Small, toured the Oregon State University's College of Forestry. Her visit is part of a national tour of Land Grant colleges across the country. The tour highlighted a lot of the research being done at Oregon State University to the Deputy Secretary of the USDA. Much of the research at OSU is a collaborative effort with heavy investment from the Department of Agriculture.

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KVAL
February 8, 2024
USDA Deputy Secretary makes stop at Oregon State University

As part of an ongoing, country-wide tour, to highlight the USDA's support for agricultural and forestry research, USDA Deputy Secretary Xochitl Torres Small stopped by Oregon State University to speak with members of its College of Forestry. She met with Iain Macdonald, the director of the TallWood Design Institute, and Thomas DeLuca, the dean of the College of Forestry, as well as students.

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KGW8
January 15, 2024
Mass timber lab at Oregon State is helping to shape the future of eco-friendly construction

The mass timber lab at OSU is helping designers and engineers test new products that will help fight climate change.

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