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WEBINAR – Survey of International Tall Wood Buildings

Date:
February 11 2015
Time:
12:00pm-1:00pm
Cost:
Free
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Over the past several years, a number of tall wood projects have been completed around the world, demonstrating the successful application of mass timber technologies. To assist North American building designers interested in the potential of these technologies, architecture firm Perkins+Will recently undertook a survey of 10 completed projects in several countries. Through interviews and site visits, the goal was learn from early adopters and present common lessons based on the experiences of four key stakeholder groups: the developer/owner, design team, authorities having jurisdiction and construction team. This seminar will present the results of that survey, focusing on the development, design, approval and construction process, as well as issues related to insurance, financing and building performance.

Speaker:

Rebecca Holt, M.Urb, LEED AP BD+C, ND, Perkins+Will

Rebecca works as a Sustainable Building Advisor and senior researcher as part of Perkins+Will’s Research team. She consults on a variety of work related to sustainability concepts and high performance building design, contributing to community energy plans, sustainability plans, green building strategies, indicator and benchmarking programs, and sustainable land use planning. Rebecca was the lead researcher and primary author of the Survey of International Tall Wood Buildings.

Click here to download a copy of the presentation.

Education Credits:

1 AIA/CES LUs (HSW) or PDH credits.  WoodWorks is an approved AIA provider.

Certificates will be emailed to participants.

GROUP ATTENDEES

If you are attending the webinar as a group, each person in your group requiring a certificate of attendance must sign the Group Sign-in form.

  • Download and print ONE sign-in sheet for your group.
  • Return the completed sign-in form by email within 72 hours to .
  • WoodWorks will send each attendee a certificate of completion within 2 weeks.

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