This FREE four-part webinar series will address the application of mass timber, each building upon a cumulative understanding of this exciting construction method. Each webinar will include an industry partner who will help provide a full picture of the possibilities of mass timber! Sign up for the whole course or register for a specific session.
Featuring: Ethan Martin
DCI Engineers Associate Ethan Martin will share his mass timber know-how along with several guest speakers. Ethan supports all of DCI’s 13 regional offices to leverage the innovation and sustainability of mass timber construction. He will provide his professional insight, backed by years of experience in mass timber code, permitting and design.
PART 1 – Welcome to Mass Timber
Featuring: TCA Architects & Truebeck Construction
This team of architect, contractor, and engineer present a California case study with concepts applicable to a wide range of occupancies and owners working with the 2021 tall mass timber code changes.
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 @ 11am (pst)
PART 2 – Mass Timber for Developers
Featuring: Hacker Architects & Killian Pacific
This session will review several completed mass timber projects and discuss the unique aspects of each that created challenges and how they were overcome in addition to perceived challenges that never materialized.
Friday, October 2nd, 2020 @ 9am (pst)
PART 3 – Breaking Down Type IV-HT Heavy Timber
Featuring: Perkins and Will, SKS & Hathaway Dinwiddie
Completing one of San Francisco’s first true Type IV-HT heavy timber buildings, this team of architect, contractor, and engineer will discuss the challenges posed by site constraints, jurisdictional approvals, and utilizing mass timber to meet the desires of the client.
Thursday, October 8th, 2020 @ 9am (pst)
PART 4 – Tall Mass Timber – The New Code
Type IV-A, IV-B, & IV-C Tall
Featuring: Swinerton Mass Timber
Each firm, now with several tall mass timber buildings in design and others in for permit, will discuss the challenges of the new building code and their successful solutions.
Thursday, October 15th, 2020 @ 9am (pst)