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$1.5M NSF grant helps researchers build sustainably in seismic areas

By Erik Gomez, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers are collaborating on a $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to develop guidelines that will help builders use more sustainable timber in high-rise buildings in earthquake-prone areas.

WSU partnership: A path to healthier buildings, forests

Opinion/editorial from the Puget Sound Business Journal co-written by Anson Fatland, WSU Economic Development SEATTLE – Imagine a material that allows us to construct new buildings more quickly. Helps to combat climate change. Supports restoration of our forests while also helping revive our local rural economies.