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Mass Timber Cost and Design Optimization Checklists

WoodWorks has developed a series of checklists to assist  in the design and cost optimization of mass timber projects. The design optimization checklists are...

Fire Design of Mass Timber Members – Part 2

Code Applications, Construction Types and Fire Ratings By Richard McLain, PE, SE and Scott Breneman, PhD, PE, SE This is Part 2 of a three-part paper...

Fire Design of Mass Timber Members

Code Applications, Construction Types and Fire Ratings By Richard McLain, PE, SE and Scott Breneman, PhD, PE, SE For many years, exposed heavy timber framing elements...

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...

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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...
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