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Mass Timber and Wood-Frame Construction: Design Best Practices

March 3, 2020 – 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Lexington, KYLexington, KY


Part I: Introduction to Wood: Design Best Practices

This presentation will provide an introductory review of allowable uses and best design practices associated with wood‐frame construction. Design and detailing best practices will be explained to highlight factors that play important roles in the construction process and ultimate building performance. Discussion will also include optimal framing layouts, spacings and spans, truss design considerations, connection detailing and load path continuity.

Part II: Introducing CLT: New Opportunities for Timber Construction

Cross laminated timber (CLT) is an engineered wood building system designed to complement light‐ and heavy‐timber framing options. Because of its high strength and dimensional stability, it can be used as an alternative to concrete, masonry and steel in many building types. This presentation will introduce CLT with a series of project examples that demonstrate its use and associated benefits in a range of applications. Information on manufacturing, specification and code‐related considerations will also be discussed.

Speaker: Anthony Harvey, Regional Director, WoodWorks


On-site Check-in: 8:30 am
Program Begins: 9:00 am
Lunch & Closing: 11:15 –12:00


Malone’s Prime Events & Receptions
3373 Tates Creek Rd
Lexington, KY 40502

Parking: Complimentary parking

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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.


Refunds up to 7 days before event

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March 3
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Malone’s Primve Events & Receptions
Lexington, KY 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.