24-storey wood construction landmark to be built in Vienna Construction of the world’s tallest wood high-rise, designed by RLP Architects (Rüdiger Lainer+Partner), will begin this spring in Vienna, Austria. When completed in 2017, the HoHo building will have 24 storeys. Today, the tallest wood high-rise is a 14-storey residential building under construction in Bergen, Norway.
Bright, open, and lush, Jed Smith’s redwood groves are the most scenic in existence. There’s an unusual amount of variety in the color and texture of the trees, in the size of the trees, and even in the understory vegetation, making the woods an interesting place to hike. The park also has some trees of
When seeking to add a deck to your home there are several things to consider, such as size, budget, materials, and return on investment. A redwood deck addition will add significant value to your home; therefore it is important to consider the cost of the installation while comparing the value it will add to the
2016 is poised for huge growth in the construction industry, and investment in outdoor living areas is growing along with it. While outdoor kitchens and dining areas have been growing in popularity for several years, newer trends are emerging. Pergolas and pavilions are increasingly popular additions to make outdoor living spaces more stylish, attractive, useful,
Three rivers in Humboldt County, including the Eel River, will be celebrated during the upcoming Third Annual Steelhead Days, and the Eel River Valley kick-off of the event is planned for Jan. 22 at Fortuna’s River Lodge Conference Center. CalTrout will host the event in Fortuna, which will be held from 5-9 p.m. and include
When seeking to add a deck to your home there are several things to consider, such as durability, material, return of investment, and budget. A redwood deck addition will add significant value to your home; therefore it is important to consider the cost of the installation while comparing the value it will add to the
California has recently faced some of the most damaging wildfires in the history of the state. The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is issuing this Information Bulletin to aid homeowners, home builders, building officials, fire officials, and other interested parties with the process of rebuilding after a wildfire. This publication is intended to
Winter is a special time of year for families to get out and enjoy nature together. While short days and cold weather present new challenges, a little extra preparation (and gear) should keep everyone safe and comfortable. Most kids love all things snowy and icy, so there’s a good chance they’ll be up for a
VÄXJÖ, Sweden, Dec. 11, 2015 (Press Release) -Politicians should place greater emphasis on the forest as a means of tackling the climate challenges. According to a study conducted by Södra, the sustainable management of the world’s production forests could yield a reduction in global emissions of up to 50 percent. We need to significantly reduce
Forest Stewardship Council Recognizes Clough Construction for 2015 FSC Leadership Awards WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the world prepares for the Paris Climate Conference, the Forest Stewardship Council recognized a group of leaders who are highlighting the critical role that governments, businesses and forests play in addressing climate change. Deforestation and forest degradation worldwide are a
Here at Humboldt Redwood we all appreciate a good, hearty and healthy meal. With Thanksgiving just over a week away we want to share a recipe from one of our favorite food blogs, Smitten Kitchen. Deb Perelman’s recipes are warm and full of flavor, something that these cooler Autumn months are perfect for! This kale
In September 2015, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued “Recommendations of Specifications, Standards and Ecolabels” to guide federal procurement. For lumber and wood, FSC is now the only EPA recommended standard. The Forest Stewardship Council US applauded this decision and sent a letter of thanks to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz.