Minding the Gap: How to Really Make Mass Timber Housing Pencil

Mithun, Homes

In high-density multi-family housing, the critical design question has always been: can we close the cost gap between concrete and mass timber construction types? If so, then mass timber’s future in housing is clear. However, the path is unproven and particularly challenging in affordable housing, where public funding imposes strict design requirements and wood aesthetics cannot compensate with higher rents.

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