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Balancing Durability and Design in Multifamily Properties

Multifamily projects are aiming to please two groups: residents who want stylish surroundings and property management companies that don’t want the cost and hassle of premature maintenance...

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Making the Case for OSB Sub-Flooring

Believe it or not, plywood first hit the U.S. market when Abraham Lincoln was president – and it hasn’t evolved much since those days...

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Builders Choose LP® FlameBlock® Sheathing as Townhome Construction Booms

Whether you call them “townhomes” or “townhouses”, single-family attached housing is having a great year...

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Today's Smaller, Tighter Lot Size Focuses More Attention on Fire Separation Distance

It’s no secret that many developers, architects, and home and multifamily builders are reducing lot size as one way hold down housing costs and maintain profitability...

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Architecture through the Ages Spotlight: David M. Greenbaum

In our latest issue of Engineered Wood magazine, we spoke to four architects with varying levels of experience to learn how different generations approach indus...

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Strong Growth In Single-Family Rental Construction

According to the Urban Institute, single-family built-for-rent construction is the fastest growing segment in U.S. housing – outpacing both single-family for sale and multifamily housing...

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Why Architects Value LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing in Multifamily Design

With its design flexibility, strength and cost-saving benefits, LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing has become a valuable product solution within the architectural community...

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