Department of Agriculture chief announces $3M in Tall Wood Building grants
- Published: Thursday, 22 October 2015 16:22
- Written by Concrete News
In partnership with the Softwood Lumber Board and the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has named U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize Competition winning teams: 130-134 Holdings LLC, for the proposed 475 West 18th residential condominium building in New York City, incorporating extensive use of wood structural elements throughout 10 levels; and, The Framework Project LLC, proposing a 12-story namesake building in Portland, Ore., constructed primarily of cross-laminated timber, and comprising of five levels of affordable housing, ground floor retail, five levels of office space, and roof top amenity space.