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March 08, 2018

BAR-designed Sacramento Railyards featured in The Architect's Newspaper

Antonio Pacheco lists reasons mass timber can help California build it's way out of the housing crisis in his March 8th article, with the BAR-designed Sacramento Railyards project for Katerra as a prominent example. As President of Katerra Craig Curtis describes, "California’s housing crisis is exactly the type of problem we are trying to solve – everyone deserves to live in a well-designed home delivered at an affordable price point.”

If California’s gubernatorial candidates are to fulfill their ambitious goal of adding up to 3.5 million new housing units across the state over the next eight years, new efforts will need to be undertaken to streamline and reform the state’s sagging construction industry—Could this effort create an opening for mass timber construction to take hold in the Golden State?

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