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Wood-Frame Multi-Story Construction: Design Considerations and Best Practices

February 19, 2020 – 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Birmingham, ALBirmingham, AL


A two-part seminar:

Part I: Introduction to Wood: Architectural Design Considerations

This presentation will provide an introductory review of architectural considerations associated with wood framing. Fire protection and sprinklers, construction types, acoustics, and building envelopes in wood-frame structures will be reviewed, with an emphasis on cost-effective, code-compliant options for different building configurations.

Part II: 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.


Jeff Peters, WoodWorks


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


Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
103 Summit Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35243

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.

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite’s fee, which varies by state, is nonrefundable.


February 19
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse – Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 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.