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Seminar

The Big Buzz on Tall Wood

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Starts On - May 10, 2017 - 9:30am
Ends On - May 10, 2017 - 12:45pm
6515 S Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas , NV 89119

As tall wood buildings continue to see success worldwide, many U.S. architects are considering how to leverage wood's sustainability and other advantages through their own tall wood designs.

Intended as a practical overview for those interested in pursuing wood's potential, this presentation will cover the "who, what, when and where" of mass timber buildings.

Following a brief discussion of history and motivators, existing tall wood projects will be used to illustrate mass timber and hybrid components, high-rise structural design concepts, and lessons learned regarding cost and schedule. Topics will also include building code avenues for alternate designs, and available resources and support.

Speaker: Janelle Leafblad, PE, West Coast Central Regional Director, WoodWorks

Attendees will qualify for 2 AIA/CES LUs (HSW) or PDH credits and 2 GBCI continuing education hours.