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Exploring Tall Wood & Mixed-Use Building Analysis

Charleston Marriott 170 Lockwood Drive, Charleston, SC, United States

March 6, 2024 - Regional In-Person Seminar (Charleston, SC) This presentation will focus on logical, code-compliant steps for a number of topics including determining allowable building size, separation needs, detailing requirements, and the application of special provisions as well the new tall wood code provisions and construction types.

Mid-Rise Design: Optimizing Size, Maximizing Value

AIA SF/Center for Architecture + Design 140 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA, United States

March 7, 2024 - Regional In-Person and Online Event (San Francisco, CA) The first presentation of the "Demystifying Timber Construction Types" series. This presentation will cover some of the design considerations associated with mid-rise wood-frame buildings, including how to maximize height and area through the use of sprinklers, open frontage, sloping sites, podiums and mezzanines.

Exploring Tall Wood & Mixed-Use Building Analysis

March 8, 2024 - Regional Online Seminar (NC, SC, TN) This presentation will focus on logical, code-compliant steps for a number of topics including determining allowable building size, separation needs, detailing requirements, and the application of special provisions as well the new tall wood code provisions and construction types.

Wood Diaphragm Deflections and Flexibility

March 13, 2024 - (Online National Event) This webinar will review the conditions under which designers should consider the deflections of structural wood panel-sheathed diaphragms, and how these deflections help determine the classification of a diaphragm as rigid, flexible, or semi-rigid.

International Mass Timber Conference 2024

March 26-28, 2024 - Regional In-Person Event (Portland, OR). Co-produced by WoodWorks & Trifecta Collective, this conference is one of the largest gatherings of mass timber experts in the world.

Mass Timber Construction: Making the Case

Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook Chicago 2815 Jorie Boulevard, Oak Brook, IL, United States

April 10, 2024 - (Regional In-Person Event (Oak Brook, IL) This session will introduce mass timber products and building systems then consider why some mass timber projects never pass the concept stage, what can mitigate risk and improve financial feasibility, and how the development, architectural, engineering, and construction community can achieve success with mass timber projects of various scales and typologies.

Mid-Rise Mass Timber: Navigating Construction Type Selection

AIA SF/Center for Architecture + Design 140 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA, United States

April 11, 2024 - Regional In-Person and Online Event (San Francisco, CA) The second presentation of the "Demystifying Timber Construction Types" series. This course focuses on mid-rise mass timber construction, highlighting examples in the five- to eight-story range—including office, mixed-use, and multi-family projects.

Mass Timber Construction: Making the Case

April 12, 2024 - (Regional Online Event (IL, IA, MN, WI) This session will introduce mass timber products and building systems then consider why some mass timber projects never pass the concept stage, what can mitigate risk and improve financial feasibility, and how the development, architectural, engineering, and construction community can achieve success with mass timber projects of various scales and typologies.

The Financial Dynamics of Designing with Mass Timber

April 17, 2024 - (Online National Event) This webinar will explore the financial implications of crucial design decisions, equipping architects, structural engineers, contractors, and real estate developers with the practical know-how necessary to create cost-effective, environmentally friendly, and structurally sound mass timber buildings.

Mass Timber in Multi-Family Housing: Is It a Good Fit for Your Project?

Courtyard by Marriott Boston Marlborough 75 Felton Street, Commonwealth Ballroom, Salon A&B, Marlborough, MA, United States

April 23, 2024 - Regional In-Person Seminar (Marlborough, MA) Learn what new opportunities the 2021 International Building Code will create for mass timber housing in the 6-18 story range.

Early Design Decisions: Priming Mass Timber Projects for Success

April 30, 2024 - Regional Online Seminar (TX + KS, AR, MO, OK) This presentation will walk through early project decisions and design steps, focusing on how to optimize projects for mass timber and how one early decision can influence others.

Early Design Decisions: Priming Mass Timber Projects for Success

Brio 2223 North Westshore Boulevard, Tampa, FL, United States

April 30, 2024 - Regional In-Person Seminar (Tampa, FL) This presentation will walk through early project decisions and design steps, focusing on how to optimize projects for mass timber and how one early decision can influence others.

Early Design Decisions: Priming Mass Timber Projects for Success

Maggiano's Little Italy NorthPark Center 8687 North Central Expressway, Falcone Room, Dallas, TX, United States

May 2, 2024 - Regional In-Person Seminar (Dallas, TX) This presentation will walk through early project decisions and design steps, focusing on how to optimize projects for mass timber and how one early decision can influence others.

Realizing Mass Timber’s Benefits: Key Design Decisions and Carbon Analysis

Block 41 115 Bell Street, Ewing Theater (lower level), Seattle, WA, United States

May 7, 2024 - Regional In-Person Seminar (Seattle, WA) This presentation will examine early project decisions and design steps, focusing on how to optimize projects for mass timber to avoid price premiums and take an in-depth look at biogenic carbon accounting, including when and how it should be counted, as well as a discussion of end-of-life assumptions.

Detailing Considerations for Off-Site Building Components

May 8, 2024 - (Online National Event) This presentation will explore various levels of off-site wood-frame construction on multi-family and commercial projects, highlighting ways design teams can ensure structural integrity, high levels of acoustic and thermal performance, and ways to introduce the natural beauty of wood into the built environment to create comfortable and sustainable spaces.

Realizing Mass Timber’s Benefits: Key Design Decisions and Carbon Analysis

May 9, 2024 - Regional Online Seminar (WA, AK, ID-North) This presentation will examine early project decisions and design steps, focusing on how to optimize projects for mass timber to avoid price premiums and take an in-depth look at biogenic carbon accounting, including when and how it should be counted, as well as a discussion of end-of-life assumptions.

New Code Provisions for Tall Timber Structures in California

AIA SF/Center for Architecture + Design 140 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA, United States

May 9, 2024 - Regional In-Person and Online Event (San Francisco, CA) The third presentation of the "Demystifying Timber Construction Types" series. This presentation will introduce the new IBC and CBC tall wood code provisions, as well as the technical research and testing that supported their adoption.

Mass Timber Sustainability: Making a case for Developers and Owners

AIA New York Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place, Room 532, New York, NY, United States

May 21, 2024 - (Regional In-Person Event (New York, NY) This course takes a brief look at the use of wood products in construction and their ability to store carbon long term. Developers/owners, architects, engineers and builders will all learn how mass timber can create value and will be provided with an overview of the WoodWorks’ Mass Timber Business Case Study series highlighting key takeaways.

Designing and Building with Mass Timber + MSU STEM Facility Site Tour

Michigan State University (MSU) STEM Teaching Learning Facility 642 Red Cedar Road, East Lansing, MI, United States

May 15, 2024 - Regional In-Person Seminar + Tour (East Lansing, MI). This presentation will walk through early project decisions and design steps when planning a mass timber project, followed by a a tour of the MSU STEM Facility Site.

Mass Timber Sustainability: Making a Case for Developers and Owners

May 21, 2024 - (Regional Online Event (NY) This course takes a brief look at the use of wood products in construction and their ability to store carbon long term. Developers/owners, architects, engineers and builders will all learn how mass timber can create value and will be provided with an overview of the WoodWorks’ Mass Timber Business Case Study series highlighting key takeaways.

WoodWorks at the AIA Conference 2024

June 5-8, 2024 - Regional In-Person Event (Washington, DC) Join acclaimed architects, designers, and building product manufacturers and earn HSW, GBCI, RIBA & AIA LUs. WoodWorks will host eight sessions on the expo floor at booth 3947.

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

Stäge Kitchen & Bar 5260 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners, GA, United States

June 18, 2024 - Regional In-Person Event (Peachtree Corners, GA) 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.

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

June 20, 2024 - Regional Online Event (GA, MS) 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.

Early Design Decisions: Priming Mass Timber Projects for Success

Buffalo Marriott at LECOM HARBORCENTER 95 Main Street, Larkin Room, 7th floor, Buffalo, NY, United States

July 9, 2024 - Regional In-Person Seminar (Buffalo, NY) This presentation will walk through early project decisions and design steps, focusing on how to optimize projects for mass timber and how one early decision can influence others. Topics will include construction types, fire ratings, column grids and beam/panel spans, acoustics and MEP integration.

Mass Timber Moisture Management During Construction

July 10, 2024 - National Online Event. This presentation will provide an in-depth review of the various options and best practices for devising a comprehensive plan. It will also review common moisture management strategies, including factory-applied coatings, construction sequencing, temporary storage, tarps, curtains, and waterproof membranes.