Timber frame construction is making a big dent in concrete's share of the low- to mid-rise construction market. but the concrete industry is fighting back.

Despite the arguments in favor of wood, concrete remains the superior choice from the standpoint of fire safety, lasting strength and LEED certification, say industry experts. In the U.S., the NRMCA has launched the Build with Strength campaign to make sure that architects, engineers and builders have all the facts when choosing materials for LMR structures.

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