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The Long and Short of Wood Roof Systems
March 12, 2015 – 9:30 am - 12:45 pm
Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA$20
Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Register today to secure your seat.
Lunch is included in the cost.
On-site Check-in: 9:00 am
Workshop Begins: 9:30 am
Program Concludes: 12:45 pm
This course is an overview of the many roof systems commonly used in buildings in the United States for a variety of span lengths. The presentation will review possible wood structural framing systems and geometries. How these components can be combined to create efficient and versatile roof framing systems will be covered, along with International Building Code provisions that allow the use of wood systems in many roof applications including non-combustible Type I and Type II construction. All of these concepts will be reinforced through the presentation of real example projects with details on the framing system used to achieve the project goals.
Del Frisco’s Steakhouse
1426-28 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Parking garages available at 15th and Sansom Streets
WoodWorks is an approved AIA provider. Eligible attendees will qualify for two HSW credits.
Engineers and non-member architects will receive a certificate of completion for their participation.
Professional Development Certificates and AIA CES forms will be available on site.
- Participants will be familiar with wood framing options available for use as roof framing and be able to evaluate different framing systems to use for building projects
- Participants will be familiar with the variety of roof geometries that are possible with wood framing systems..
- Through the presentation of several project case studies, the participant will understand how long span roof systems can be built from all wood and hybrid wood structural configurations.
Participants will be familiar with the International Building Code provisions that allow the use of wood systems in many roof applications including use in non-combustible Type I and Type II construction buildings
Contact Anita Lara at (214) 516-5104 or .
WoodWorks offers a wide range of in-person and online training opportunities, from Wood Design Symposiums that include concurrent seminars and a trade show, to half-day workshops, lunchtime seminars and webinars.