Oct 20, 2020Catalyst: Katerra’s latest building, designed with Michael Green, aims for both zero energy and zero carbon
By Joann Gonchar, Architectural Record
At 159,000 square feet, Catalyst—developed by a subsidiary of the energy company Avista and the engineering, construction, and facility-operations firm McKinstry—is one of North America’s largest buildings to pursue both zero energy and zero carbon certification.
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Oct 12, 2020Katerra Announces Expanded Cross-laminated Timber Product Offering
As we mark the first anniversary of the opening of Katerra’s Cross-laminated Timber (CLT) Factory in Spokane, Washington, we are proud to announce an expanded CLT product line that includes certified Douglas Fir-Larch (DF-L) and Spruce-Fir-Larch (SPF) species combinations available in two stress grades that provide diverse and flexible solutions to inspire and facilitate the […]
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Sept 30, 2020Catalyst Honored in Fast Company “Innovation by Design Awards”
By Fast Company
The 2020 Innovation by Design Awards honor the designers and businesses solving the problems of today and tomorrow. The competition, now in its ninth year, has featured a cross section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents. It is one of the most sought-after design awards in the industry.
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Sept 29, 2020September Snapshot: Catalyst Comes to Life
Katerra Snapshot is a monthly series highlighting updates and progress across Katerra’s portfolio of work. This month highlights the projects, products, and technology driving our work today and our vision of the future. © Benjamin Benschneider Catalyst Comes to Life Catalyst is the result of a unique collaboration between a cross-industry team of partners, including Avista, […]
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Sept 22, 2020As Concerns Over Climate Change Rise, More Developers Turn to Wood
By Keith Schneider, The New York Times
In the city’s downtown, Eastern Washington University has moved into the Catalyst Building, a five-story, 150,000-square-foot structure, the first tall wood office building in Washington State. Sunshine pours through the $40 million building’s large windows and bathes the wood beams and laminated wood floor and ceiling panels.
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