Innovative Wood Use in Tall and Specialty Building Design

Sponsored by Think Wood

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the ways in which wood can increase sustainability and design attributes of specialty applications and tall buildings.
  2. Define specific types of heavy timber and other wood materials that can be used to support the design and structural integrity of commercial and industrial buildings.
  3. Explain the environmental-impact benefits of wood structures and the ways in which green building codes can be met, including the stringent requirements of the Living Building Challenge.
  4. Discuss the unique fire-protection features of heavy timber in large-scale building projects.


2 AIA LU/Elective
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