When designing light wood-frame shear walls with openings and using the force transfer around openings (FTAO) method, do the metal straps along the tops and bottoms of the openings need to extend the full wall length?
When is blocking/bracing within wood-frame walls required? What is considered adequate bracing for wood wall studs in their weak axis?
What are the construction material requirements for framing stairs and landings in wood-frame structures? Is a fire resistance-rated assembly required?
What design and detailing considerations exist when installing a layer of wood structural panels over a lumber deck diaphragm to achieve higher diaphragm capacities?
How can parking be incorporated in mixed-use, wood-frame buildings from a construction type perspective?
What are the options for detailing non-bearing wood partition walls to the underside of floor or roof framing?
Does an occupied rooftop/roof deck need to be included in allowable building size (height and area) calculations?