Resources for Toward Taller Wood Buildings

Resources for Toward Taller Wood Buildings

November 6
8:00 am – Noon  Application Panel Discussion

Summary Report: Survey of International Tall Wood BuildingsRebecca Holt, M.Urb, LEED AP, BD+C, Perkins + Will
Summary Report

14-Story Apartment Under Construction in Norway – TREET from an Engineer’s PerspectiveRune Abrahamsen, Lillehammer

Completed 10-Story Apartment in Australia: Forté from an Owner/Developer PerspectiveDaryl Patterson, Lend Lease Australia

The London Trend toward Tall Timber Projects: Bridport House, Stadthaus and Whitmore from a Planning Commission PerspectiveVincent Stops, Hackney Planning Commission

98-Foot Tall North American Wood Research Facility: Wood Innovation Design Centre from a Tenant PerspectiveGuido Wimmers, University of Northern British Columbia

Canadian Tall Wood Competition SummaryRobert Jones, Natural Resources Canada

Feasibility of Taller Timber in an Urban US Market: Pacific Northwest Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Feasibility ReportJoseph Mayo, AIA, LEED AP, Mahlum Architects


1:00 pm – 5:00 pm  Structural Design Methods and Research

Strategies for Light-Frame Mid-Rise Structural Detailing, Scott Nyseth, SE, StoneWood Structural Engineers

Light-Frame Mid-Rise Shear Wall and Diaphragm Design Approaches, Including Use of the Special Design Provision for Wind and Seismic 2015Sam Shiotani, SE, Hohbach-Lewin

Update on the Development of CLT Seismic Design Factors, John W. van de Lindt, PhD, F.ASCE, Colorado State University

2015 National Design Specification (NDS) for Wood Construction Provisions for CLTMichelle Kam-Biron, PE, SE, SECB, M.ASCE, American Wood Council

CLT Floor Design: Strength, Deflection and Vibrations, Scott Breneman, PhD, PE, SE, WoodWorks

Survey of Innovative Connections for Mass Timber and Composite StructuresDavid Moses, PhD, PEng, PE, LEED AP, Moses Structural Engineers

42-Story Dewitt-Chestnut Apartments Reimagined: The SOM Timber Tower Research Project, Benton Johnson, PE, SE, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP

November 7

8:00 am – Noon  Fire Protection and Building Envelope Performance

2012 International Building Code Review of Height and Area Opportunities for Light-Frame and CLT, Michelle Kam-Biron, PE, SE, SECB, M.ASCE, American Wood Council

Detailing for Fire Resistance of Light-Frame Mid-Rise Structures including Fire Wall, Exterior Wall, and Shaft Wall ConditionsLisa Podesto, PE, WoodWorks

History of Fire Codes and Current Fire Forensic ResearchPeter Senez, MEng, PEng, Sereca

Fire Safety Challenges of Tall Wood Buildings: A Fire Protection Research Foundation-Funded StudyDavid Barber, ARUP

Enclosure Assemblies that Work: Light-Frame and Solid Panel ConstructionGraham Finch, PEng, Dipl.T, MASc, RDH