Public Utilities that Champion Sustainability

Public Infrastructure, Bridge and Bus Stand in Mass Timber

Short for massive timber, mass timber is an engineered form of structural timber made from sticking softwood planks together. Compared to materials like concrete and steel that release carbon during production, mass timber sequesters carbon, making the material carbon-neutral or carbon-negative and therefore sustainable. This conceptual proposal for a foot-over bridge and bus stand in mass timber attempts to redefine ubiquitous public utilities and integrate mass timber into popular material sensibilities.