Qualifications and Details
John is a licensed Structural Engineer in Maryland. Before joining Woodworks, he enjoyed working on various projects in the capital region for clients like the Smithsonian Institute and The National Parks Service, collaborating with architects and other engineers along the way. John is a member of Engineers Without Borders, enjoys woodworking in his free time, and is passionate about the sustainable aspects of wood construction. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Penn State University and a Master of Civil Engineering Degree from Johns Hopkins University with a focus in structural engineering.
If you’re a design or construction professional from DC, DE, MD, VA, WV, I invite you to reach out—for free technical support, regionally-focused lunch and learns, and other types of education. I can answer your questions and help you find the most appropriate wood solution for your project.
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If there aren’t any regional events listed, know that I’m also available for lunch-and-learns customized to meet your team’s needs. Contact me (above) to get one scheduled.
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Exploring Mass Timber: Building Insurance & Tall Wood In Person, Online · South · November 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm CST
Taking the Guesswork out of Mixed-Use Building Analysis In Person, Online · Northeast · November 30 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am EST
Designing and Building with Mass Timber: Design, Planning and Performance Online · South · December 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm EST
A New Path Forward for Tall Wood Construction: Code Provisions and Design Steps In Person, Online · South · December 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST
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Tall Wood Corner | Exposure Allowances in the 2024 IBC
100% exposed timber ceilings are allowed in the 2024 International Building Code (IBC) for structures up to 12 stories tall.