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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

We're creating equitable economic development and family-wage rural and urban jobs from sustainable wood products that are grown and manufactured in Oregon.

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded Oregon Mass Timber Coalition a $41.4 million Build Back Better grant to advance Oregon’s sustainable mass timber sector. This investment will drive jobs, sustainable forestry, and mass timber housing.

About the Coalition

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

Meet the Members
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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

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events currently scheduled.

Mass Timber in the News

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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Portland Tribune
Portland airport crafts wooden roof, part of $2B expansion
October 23, 2021

The crown jewel of the Portland International Airport's massive $2 billion expansion is the upcoming mass timber roof for the main terminal.

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The New York Times
Wildfire Took These Families’ Homes. Here’s Why They Stay.
September 8, 2021

Should I stay? A year after the Almeda fire, hundreds who are still in trailers, hotels and other temporary homes continue to grapple with that question.

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