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Credit: The Canyons, Portland. Photo courtesy of Marcus Kauffman
Credit: The Canyons, Portland. Photo courtesy of Marcus Kauffman

Mass Timber: Better Buildings, Resilient Forests, Brighter Future

Creating equitable economic development and family wage rural and urban jobs with sustainable wood products, grown and manufactured in Oregon.

About the Coalition

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

Meet the Members
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Building Innovation Hub rendering - street view
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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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News & Events

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Mass Timber in the News

The Oregonian
Opinion: Mass timber can help Oregon build back better
March 30, 2022

Mass timber is emerging as an innovative solution to our growing need for housing. By taking lower-value wood fiber and pressing it into panels for modular home construction, mass timber products can speed up housing production while creating jobs and supporting forest restoration.

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KLCC
Farmer’s market pavilion grows in downtown Eugene
February 9, 2022

The new year-round pavilion under construction for the Eugene farmer's market is being constructed of mass timber.

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Portland Tribune
PCC breaks ground on Portland Metropolitan Workforce Training Center redevelopment
January 27, 2022

The two-story center will replace two old buildings, including a former grocery store with no windows. Plans include mass timber and mass plywood materials for the building.

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The Register-Guard
Oregon Mass Timber Coalition's manufacturing facility proposal a finalist for BBB funding
December 16, 2021

A project to expand mass timber production and industry jobs proposed by the Oregon Mass Timber Coalition — which includes the University of Oregon and Oregon State University — has been selected as a finalist for new federal funding.

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Fly PDX
Oregon Legislature approves $5M for Port of Portland and Hacienda CDC to create mass timber modular housing prototypes
December 14, 2021

Last night, the Oregon Legislature, in Special Session, approved a $5 million appropriation for the Port of Portland and Hacienda Community Development Corporation to build prototypes of modular housing units, made from mass timber, that can be deployed to various sites throughout Oregon.

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KGW8
Oregon Mass Timber Coalition a finalist for major federal grant
December 14, 2021

The money would fund the design and building of modular homes made from mass timber products, a factory and workforce training center.

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