Wood Products and Built Environments

The UBC Faculty of Forestry strives to redefine standards and advance the forefront of sustainable and resilient construction practices. Research in areas such as mass timber products, engineered bamboo and fire safety lead the way for establishing a secure and environmentally conscious built environment.

Examples of our research

  • Fire safety and structural engineering
  • Modelling wood fracture mechanics in primary wood products manufacturing
  • Development of engineered bamboo products for sustainable infrastructure applications
  • Using mass timber products to promote zero-carbon timber frame buildings

Faculty involved in this research area: