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Designing and Building with Mass Timber: Design, Planning and Performance

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

  • Online

Regional Online Seminar (GA, MS)

How can architects, engineers and contractors collaborate to meet the growing demand for mass timber buildings? While developers across the country are pursuing mass timber projects, knowledge among AEC professionals is not yet widespread. Firms have varying degrees of familiarity with both the products and practicalities of designing, sourcing, and building a modern mass timber structure, and early adopters continue to play a significant role in educating the rest of the community. This presentation seeks to build on this openness and environment of shared learning, providing an overview of mass timber products, planning, design, and implementation to maximize the benefits these buildings can deliver. We’ll also discuss why some mass timber projects face resistance, and how to overcome misconceptions to achieve success. Topics will also include preconstruction coordination and interactions between the manufacturer and design/construction teams, case-based approaches to costing and scheduling, project delivery methods, how to achieve the highest level of efficiency for costs, schedule, and performance, and additional education and training opportunities.


Speaker: Laura Cullen, PE | WoodWorks


Attendees can Earn 2.0 AIA/CES HSW LUs, 2.0 PDH credits or 0.2 ICC credits


Online Attendees:

WoodWorks will send each attendee a certificate of completion within 2 weeks via email.

Please note that to receive a certificate, attendees must stay for the duration of the event.


For questions or additional information, please contact:

Mary Schramka | | (708) 204-9578


Image: T3 Minneapolis / Michael Green Architecture / DLR Group / Magnusson Klemencic Associates / StructureCraft / photo Ema Peter