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Title: Challenges of Building with Mass Timber in the US

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

Author(s): Malczyk, Robert

Publication Year: 2015  View PDF »

Category: Presentations

Abstract: Equilibrium Consulting has been recently commissioned to work on two large U.S. based university projects: Integrated Design Center at UMass in Amherst Massachusetts and Peavy and AWP Research and Testing Building at Oregon State University. The purpose of this presentation is to present the wide variety of issues that we are confronted with by the design team when a project uses a mass timber solution. This presentation will list the major challenges and elaborate more on the ones that can be addressed by research and development and code authorities.

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

File size: 1,878 kb(s)

Date posted: 11/18/2015

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