What tools are available to help designers and owners compare the embodied carbon, or upfront greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), of commercial or multi-family buildings designed with different structural systems in the US?
What methods exist for calculating the capacity of a shear wall line when there are multiple segments of unequal length?
What are the code requirements for stair framing, and are there any resources to assist in their design?
How do building size limits for the new tall mass timber construction types approved for the 2021 IBC compare to limits for existing types?
When designing a mass timber building, what are the key design considerations related to fire ratings, panel thickness/member size, and occupancy?
Should roof ponding be included as a design criteria or loading condition in low-slope wood-frame roofs?