Author Archive | Ariel Levin-Antila

The Connection Between Climate Change & Mental Health

Photo by Anthony Tori on Unsplash   Much has been said about how human-induced climate change is impacting our physical environment. Research consistently shows that systems such as housing, food access, and immigration are and will continue to be affected by the changing climate. As climate change has a wide sphere of influence, it may not come as a […]

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What We Have Learned About Mass Timber

Mass timber construction uses multiple layers of wood mechanically combined to create a sturdy and robust building panel. The individual wood layers can be merged using nails, dowels, or glue.  It may seem like an up-and-coming construction innovation, but the building material has been used in Europe since the 1990s. The material is starting to gain some traction in the United States, with numerous mass timber projects […]

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