Thirteen Storey Timber Tower: Québec

Québec City’s Pointe-aux-Lievres eco-district is getting a 13-storey tower constructed mostly of cross laminated timber (CLT), with 12 storeys of apartments on top of a concrete podium, according to the Deccan Herald July 10.
The condominium building, designed by Yvan Blouin, is being marketed as Origine.Origine is being built by Nordic Structures, who are of the opinion that the project has been drawn on inputs from federal and provincial officials as well as research institutes, and will help pave the way for the development of a North American market for solid wood building products made in Quebec.