Project Category: Policy and Community Programming

Cross Laminated Timber

Forterra recognizes potential in CLT and mass timber products and is leading a broad coalition to address the diverse needs of the state’s communities: workforce and residential housing for a growing urban population, employment in rural areas and improved health in public forests through responsible sourcing.

Darrington Wood Innovation Center

Darrington Wood Innovation Center

Darrington Wood Innovation Center (DWIC) is a collaboration between the Town of Darrington, Snohomish County and Forterra. It is a 94-acre campus that will house the next generation of high-tech wood product companies and to reinvigorate the wood products industry in the town, county and the Pacific Northwest.

A rendering of what Wadajir could look like, built with Cross Laminated Timber.

Cooperative Housing

Cooperatives (co-ops) give residents a stake in their neighborhood, support long term affordability and stem displacement. Co-ops can reduce housing costs, increase tax savings, lower closing costs, lower down-payments and lower monthly fees – and build wealth.

Forterra Receives $2.5 Million Award to Prototype Modular Cross Laminated Timber for Attainable Housing

WASHINGTON – Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) and Wells Fargo named Forterra one of the six winners of the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge, a nationwide competition that began in January 2020 to find the most innovative and scalable solutions to increase …

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Kapowsin-Tree-Farm

Forest to Home

Forterra’s Forest to Home model is a means for creating local affordable housing built by local labor with resources from regional forestlands, striving for a triple bottom line of social equity, heathy forest management and economic development which all begins with responsibly harvested, local timber.

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