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Wood Works will hold its 2018 Northeast Wood Design Symposium at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel on September 26th from 8:30 am to 5 p.m.
The Wood Design Symposium is a multi-faceted, day-long educational event on the use of wood in commercial and multi-family buildings. This symposium will highlight the rapidly rising use of Mass Timber construction. It will include seminar tracks for Mass Timber Design Topics and Mass Timber Products & Projects
8:30 am The Mass Timber Revolution: Removing Obstacles, Breaking Ground — Tanya Luthi, PE, Fast + Epp
9:45 am Correcting Misperceptions of CLT Fire Performance — David Barber, Arup
Beyond CLT Building Design: Construction Documents to Construction Administration — Ashley Rao, AIA, LEED AP, Leers Weinzapfel Associates
11 am Structural Design of Mass Timber Framing Systems — Tanya Luthi, Fast & Epp
Nail-Laminated Timber & Modern Workplaces: A Developer/ Contractor Point of View — Noel Johnson, Cairn Pacific
1 pm Knock on Wood: Acoustical Solutions in Mass Timber Structures Denis Blount, CTS-D, Associate, Arup
Nexus of Design & Fabrication: A Timber Case Study at Hampshire College’s R.W. Kern Center — Christopher Nielson, AIA, LEED AP, Bruner/Cott Architects & Chris Carbone, PE, Bensonwood
2:30 pm Enclosure Design for Mass Timber Buildings — Colin Shane PE, MEng, PEng, RDH Building Science Inc.
Designing with Glulam and Timber: The Art of Engineering Really Cool Structures — Jim DeStefano, PE, AIA, F.SEI, DeStefano & Chamberlain
3:45 pm The Mass Timber Prospective: Tall Wood, Code Changes and Forest Resource Impacts — Kathryn Fernholz, Dovetail Partners, and Jeff Morrow, Lendlease
For more information, see www.woodworks.org/education-event/2018-northeast-wood-design-symposium/