Monthly Archives: August 2017


What Trees Do

We are inextricably linked to trees (Part One) By Rick Reynolds All school kids learn that trees “breathe” in carbon dioxide, and “exhale” oxygen, which is fortunate for them because, as students, they’ve also learned that they breathe in that oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide. While this is a gross oversimplification, it’s easy to remember. [...]

2017-08-23T15:23:27+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Engineering the Conversation Plinth

The hardwood CLT structure is the first in the United States By Rick Reynolds The first hardwood cross-laminated timber project in the United States, dubbed “Conversation Plinth,”  and five other installations will form the centerpiece at “Exhibit Columbus,” an annual celebration of architecture, art, design and community in Columbus, IN. This year’s Exhibit Columbus will [...]

2017-08-23T15:23:43+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments