Tag: mass timber

Tall Wood Buildings in the 2021 IBC

Scott Breneman, PhD, SE, WoodWorks – Wood Products Council, Matt Timmers, SE, John A. Martin & Associates, and Dennis Richardson, PE, CBO, CASp, American...

Thornton Tomasetti Acquires Becker Structural Engineers

Thornton Tomasetti acquired Becker Structural Engineers, Inc., a Portland, Maine-based firm with specializations in mass timber, parking structures and highway bridge projects. The deal will expand Thornton Tomasetti’s ability to serve clients in New England.

WoodWorks “Ask an Expert” This Month: Two Q&As on Mass Timber Building Design

In addition to offering  education and free project support, WoodWorks – Wood Products Council publishes a monthly “Ask an Expert” Q&A addressing technical questions...

AWC applauds Utah’s recognition of tall mass timber

American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued a statement of support following the Utah governor’s signature on legislation to require the state’s Uniform Building Code Commission to recommend building standards for use of mass timber in residential and commercial building construction.

Acoustics and Mass Timber: Room-to-Room Noise Control

Richard McLain, PE, SE The growing availability and code acceptance of mass timber—i.e., large solid wood panel products such as cross-laminated timber (CLT) and nail-laminated...

C+S Best of 2018

Read our most popular articles in C+S this year! ENGINEERING DRONE VIDEO OF THE YEAR AWARD GOES TO SPIRACLE MEDIA/AERIAL BUZZ FEBRUARY 23, 2018 Congratulations to Spiracle...

Firms unveil design for 21-story timber building

New Land Enterprises, Korb + Associates Architects, and the Milwaukee office of engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti unveiled the design for a proposed 21-story, 410,000 square-foot, mixed-use mass timber tower in downtown Milwaukee.

An education in mass timber

The Design Building brings the University of Massachusetts design programs – Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, and Building and Construction Technology – together...

AWC applauds Oregon’s allowance of tall mass timber buildings

Oregon has become the first state to approve the use of science-based building code requirements for tall mass timber buildings under their statewide alternate method.
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