Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) gaining interest in China
Cross Laminated Timber is getting some level of interest from local builders in China. A local WFC builder, Hebei QianAn, has just launched a manufacturing line in Hebei to produce CLT from Grade 2 and better SPF lumber. The company has also built China’s first CLT demo house using locally made CLT. It’s been also partially used in resort home projects in Tangshan and other tourism areas in Hebei province.
Although CLT is not supported by Chinese local building code, some builders have already shown some interests in the potential applications of this new building material.