Who’s moving into the nation’s tallest timber building? Portlanders with lofty dreams (photos)

Neighbors Holly Poupore and Dennis Laird have different needs for a home, and yet they have this in common: They added ease to their life by moving into new condos, one facing east, one facing west, that flex to their wants, tastes and desires.

They were one of the first residents of Carbon 12, an eight-story, glass-and-wood building in Northeast Portland’s expanding Mississippi District.

The handsome structure, on the corner of well-traveled North Williams Avenue and Northeast Fremont Street, is the nation’s tallest mass timber building. The innovative use of thick panels of cross-laminated timber — CLT — attached to glulam

...read more at https://www.oregonlive.com/front-porch/index.ssf/2018/10/timber_clt_carbon12_pdx_kaiser.html

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