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Mid-Rise and Taller Wood Buildings: The Growing Landscape

November 6, 2019 – 9:30 am - 12:45 pm


Jersey City, NJJersey City, NJ


Innovative use of wood is changing the skyline. Increasingly, mid-rise wood buildings are rising up among traditional concrete and steel shells as designers and developers recognize timber’s performance capabilities while embracing its vast potential for lower costs, faster installation, and a significantly lighter carbon footprint. Through the use of case studies, this session will showcase recently completed projects that illustrate this trend. Topics will include current code allowances for mid-rise wood buildings, design strategies and environmental performance. Discussion will then shift to taller wood buildings, made possible by emerging research and the development of advanced wood products and technologies. Project examples will be highlighted and design approaches for topics such as fire-resistance, structure and acoustics will be covered.

Speaker: Terry Pattillo, Regional Director, WoodWorks


On-site Check-in: 9:00 am
Program Begins: 9:30 am
Program Concludes: 12:45 pm
Lunch: Included in the cost


Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
499 Washington Blvd
Jersey City, NJ 07310

Parking: Parking located in the South garage for $5 per hour

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Attendees will qualify for 2 AIA/CES HSW LUs, 2 PDH credits or 0.2 ICC credits.

Professional Development Certificates (AIA/CES and ICC) will be emailed to attendees within 24 hours of the event. Please print a copy for your records.



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No need to print a ticket after you register – a name badge will be waiting for you at onsite check-in.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Register today to secure your seat.


6 November 2019
9:30 am - 12:45 pm
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Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse – Jersey City
Jersey City, NJ United States

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.