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Heavy Timber Pergola at Hudson's on Whyte Patio
News Posted On May 12, 2020

Heavy Timber Pergola at Hudson's on Whyte Patio

After 2 months of restaurants being closed due to Covid-19, there is a buzz on Whyte Avenue in Edmonton.  Several popular eateries are cleaning and transforming their spaces to be…

Ipe Wood benches at Glenora West Block, Edmonton
News Posted On Apr 01, 2020

Ipe Wood benches at Glenora West Block, Edmonton

Last November, Beam Craft supplied and installed custom steel brackets and exotic Ipe hardwood planks to complete the outdoor bench seating area at the Glenora West Block project.…

Westbrook School, Rocky View County
News Posted On Feb 03, 2020

Westbrook School, Rocky View County

Gymnasium beams have been successfully installed at the new west school in Rocky View County.  Beam Craft mass timber installers are pleased to be included on the Maple Reinders (Calgary)…

National Building Code: 2020 Update
News Posted On Feb 03, 2020

National Building Code: 2020 Update

Alberta adopts 2020 National Building Code updates to include structures up to 12 storeys in structural wood or "mass timber".  With our previous experience on the Brock Commons (18…

Frog Lake First Nations School Addition
News Posted On Feb 03, 2020

Frog Lake First Nations School Addition

Our mass timber install team is preparing to receive and assemble the mass timber structural system for the new addition on the Frog Lake First Nations School.  We are pleased to…

Fort Edmonton Park - CLT Panel Install
News Posted On Dec 11, 2019

Fort Edmonton Park - CLT Panel Install

Big things are happening at Fort Edmonton Park and Beam Craft is excited to be a part of the Clark Builder's Team working on the new front entrance building to this frequently visited…

Mass Timber Bleacher Stairs
News Posted On Dec 09, 2019

Mass Timber Bleacher Stairs

Bleacher stairs in public gathering spaces have become very popular over the past few years.  Beam Craft has brought our expertise and experience to several of those designs.  Currently,…

Advanced Research in Timber Systems (ARTS)
News Posted On Apr 03, 2019

Advanced Research in Timber Systems (ARTS)

We recently had the privilege of meeting a group of students from the Advanced Research in Timber Systems program (University of Alberta).  Beam Craft is excited to know that such…

Western Archrib Tour
News Posted On Mar 28, 2019

Western Archrib Tour

The Beam Craft Team took advantage of having one of the leading mass timber producers in North America right here in our hometown by touring the production plant in Edmonton!!  These…

Heritage LRT
News Posted On Mar 07, 2019

Heritage LRT

All the cross laminated timber (CLT) panels have been installed at the new Heritage Valley LRT Station.  This Dialog design uses a combination of structural steel and CLT panels…

New Edmonton Public Library in Capilano
News Posted On Feb 07, 2019

New Edmonton Public Library in Capilano

It's wonderful to see this library up and running in the Capilano neighbourhood.  The wood cladding in the finished space combined with its unique architectural shape makes this building…

Mass Timber Design Seminar by Woodworks Alberta
News Posted On Jan 21, 2019

Mass Timber Design Seminar by Woodworks Alberta

Thank you Woodworks Alberta for hosting the Mass Timber Design workshop today in Edmonton. It was full of informative and relevant content in regards to design requirements for CLT,…

Beam Craft visits NEXT Architecture
News Posted On Jan 09, 2019

Beam Craft visits NEXT Architecture

We recently stopped in at NEXT Architecture for a meeting and to see their new office space in the Alberta Block building on Jasper Ave.  It was rewarding to engage with colleagues…

Cloverbar Lodge in Sherwood Park
News Posted On Dec 06, 2018

Cloverbar Lodge in Sherwood Park

In early 2019, mass timber installers from Beam Craft will be installing three canopy entrances at the new Cloverbar Lodge at Sherwood Park, Alberta. These welcoming entrances will…