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A Tale of Two Timber Towers
Two of the nation’s first tall mass timber towers are currently under construction—INTRO, a nine-story mix of apartments and retail space in Cleveland, and Ascent, a 25-story residential/mixed-use building in Milwaukee. In this webinar, the structural engineers of both projects will take a deep ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Design and Construction of Taller Wood Buildings
Over the past several years, a number of tall wood buildings have been completed around the world, demonstrating successful applications of new wood and mass timber technologies. With rising demand for new urban buildings, and increased interest in efficient and environmentally friendly ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: Think Wood
Credits: AIA LU/HSW
Optimizing Acoustic Performance of Wood Buildings
Learn how design teams can integrate acoustic design to create high-performance wood buildings that also enhance the health and well-being of occupants. Noise has a great impact on the built environment and its occupants, with numerous exterior and interior sources. Acoustic design in wood ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: Think Wood
Credits: AIA LU/HSW
General Contractor’s Guide to Mass Timber Project Estimation
How can general contractors meet the growing demand for mass timber buildings? While developers across the country are pursuing mass timber projects, knowledge among the general contractor community is not yet widespread. Companies have varying degrees of familiarity with both the products and ...
Learning Hours: 2
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU, ICC CEU
2021 IRC Deck Codes
This presentation introduces basic design and construction methods for single-story residential wood decks focusing on the significant changes to the 2021 International Residential Code (IRC). The vertical and lateral load paths of conventional residential decks, as well as other general ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: American Wood Council
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
 Structural Mass Timber Design: The Engineer’s Role in Optimization
Achieving the highest level of cost efficiency possible with mass timber requires an understanding of both material properties and manufacturer capabilities. When it comes to laying out a structural grid, the square peg/round hole analogy is pertinent. Trying to force a mass timber solution on a ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Safeguarding Buildings During Construction: Fire & Life Safety Best Practices
This program provides information to assist the Fire Service charged with responsibilities for fire and life safety on a construction site to follow best practices. Builders and building officials will also benefit from the information provided. The purpose is to reduce the risk of injuries and ...
Learning Hours: 1.5
Provider: American Wood Council
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Architecting Change: Design Strategies for a Healthy, Resilient, Climate Smart Future
The architectural, engineering and construction sector has grappled with unprecedented technological and socioeconomic changes along with challenges to the health of our communities, our cities, and our planet. While these challenges are daunting, industry leaders increasingly see it as an ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: Think Wood
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, GBCI CE
Building Enclosure Design: Fundamentals, Components and Assemblies
Building enclosures are responsible for controlling heat flow, air flow, vapor flow and a number of other elements. Through a combination of building science fundamentals and current research, this presentation will explore design considerations associated with wood-frame building enclosures and ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Mass Timber Enables Beauty, Warmth and Functional Design in The Soto
At six stories and 140,000 square feet, The Soto is a model of sustainable design. Developed by Hixon Properties, it is the first phase of an 8.5-acre mixed-use area in San Antonio that will include food and beverage, entertainment, office, apartment, and retail. The primary design direction was ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Mass Timber Spec Offices: Developers Share Business Case on Real Deals
Get real business case information from leading developers who were among the first to use mass timber for commercial office buildings in the U.S. Hear first-hand how they are capitalizing on the aesthetic quality of timber buildings through leasing velocity, while realizing other benefits such ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Meeting and Exceeding Code with Wood and Mass Timber: Applications and Interpretations
Wood-frame and mass timber projects, like all construction in the U.S., have long been hindered by a strong reliance on prescriptive building code limits and less willingness to use or accept performance-based fire protection engineering. However, over the past few years, a shift has occurred. ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Multi-Family Housing Markets, Trends and Innovations
Multi-family housing development is undergoing a period of significant change. Rising land and construction costs have created the need for higher-level amenities and site optimization, while labor market volatility is adding urgency to technology advancements. Meanwhile, the need to reduce ...
Learning Hours: 1.5
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Offset Shear Wall Design
The complexities of modern day architectural design often necessitate irregular structural layouts with multiple offset roof and floor diaphragms, and walls. Although codes and standards recognize and address these situations, limited commentary and/or examples have been provided that clearly ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Wood Construction Applications in Industrial and Warehouse Facilities
For decades, it has been generally assumed that large industrial facilities consist of steel roof framing and tilt-up concrete walls or exterior metal panels. However, with increased awareness of the monetary and carbon costs associated with building systems and assemblies, some design and ...
Learning Hours: 2.5
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Aspen Art Museum: Design and Construction of the Wood Roof Structure
The Aspen Art Museum, designed by architect Shigeru Ban, includes a long-span three-dimensional wood space-frame roof. Ban’s charge was to create a wood space frame with spans of more than 50 feet and cantilevers of 14 feet, in a structural depth of 3 feet. The space frame was to have two planes ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Exploring Efficient Design for a Mass Timber Office: The Nail Laminated Timber Solution
The architectural and environmental success of The Bullitt Center in Seattle has made heavy timber office buildings a topic of great interest within the design community. Now, with ground broken on a new 7-story example in Minneapolis, cost-effectiveness can be added to the potential benefits ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Forests and Forest Products
This presentation will answer many questions about forests and forest products, such as:  Where do our trees and forests grow?  How have forests changed over time? What is the relationship between people and forests – now and in the past? How are forests managed – and are they being managed ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Mass Timber Building Systems: Understanding the Options
Mass timber represents a rapidly advancing technology that can be utilized as an alternative to steel and concrete to frame a variety of mid- and high-rise building types. This presentation provides an overview of available mass timber systems, with an emphasis on their advantages and unique ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU
Optimized Design, Efficient Construction: How One Company Successfully Constructed a Massive Timber Project
This case study presentation offers a rare opportunity to learn about mass timber from a company that built one of the largest cross-laminated timber (CLT) projects in the US – a five-story, 156,000-square-foot office building in Hillsboro, Oregon. Swinerton Builders, which undertook all aspects ...
Learning Hours: 1
Provider: WoodWorks
Credits: AIA LU/HSW, ICC CEU