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Title: Updates/Overview of the Status of CLT R&D Activities and Tall Wood Buildings in Canada

Source: Presentation: 2015 Mass Timber Research Workshop, Forest Products Laboratory (FPL), Madison, Wisconsin; November 3-4, 2015

Author(s): Mohammad, Mohammad

Publication Year: 2015  View PDF »

Category: Presentations

Abstract: A summary of recent research activities at Canadian research institutes, including FPInnovations, National Research Council (NRC) and universities, on various performance attributes (i.e., structural, fire, acoustics, etc.) of CLT product and assemblies and status of CLT in Canadian codes and standards will be provided. Recent developments and initiatives related to Canadian tall wood buildings demonstration projects that incorporate CLT, and the specific research and development activities conducted in support of the proposed design concepts and regulatory approval of those tall mass timber projects, will be presented.

Keywords: Mass Timber Research Workshop, cross laminated timber (CLT), green building, forest restoration activities

File size: 3,402 kb(s)

Date posted: 11/18/2015

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