Acoustic Considerations for Wood Construction

By Mihkel Toome, Daniel Lyzun and Acoustatech – Format: Power Point Video – Length: 1.5 Hours – Downloadable Handout: Yes – Credit: AIA, Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC and BC Housing – This presentation will discuss acoustics in wood structures and the value that can be added through early planning and good acoustic design.

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An Overview of The Canadian Mass Timber Technical Guide

Presented by Orlagh McHugh and Ron McDougall. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. Join us for an introduction to a new, comprehensive Canadian technical reference guide to mass timber. Canada’s inherent building-with-wood culture lays a solid foundation for the continued growth of mass timber construction. Learn more about why mass timber is right for your next project, the design process and building systems, code acceptance, our expertise and more.

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Art Gallery of Ontario Transformation

By Crispin Howes Format: PowerPoint – Video Length: One Hour – Dowloadable Handout: Yes – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Transformation AGO is the recently completed renovation of the Art Gallery of Ontario by Frank Gehry. Crispin Howes discusses the technology used to design and build this complex structure.

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BC Fire Safety Requirements for Wood Buildings

By Ineke Van Zeeland – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Handout: – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – This presentation will discuss building code requirements related to the use of wood products in buildings designed under Part 3 (Fire Protection, Occupant Safety and Accessibility) of the British Columbia Building Code, particularly in those buildings required to be of noncombustible construction.

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Benefits of Building with Mass Timber

By Duncan Purvis – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing Informal CPD, EIC – Handout: No. This course will discuss the unseen and enduring benefits of building with mass timber: building sustainably, adding value and creating a legacy.

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Bergen in a Wood Construction Fever

By Rune Abrahamsen – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Handout: Yes – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – This presentation examines Treet a 14 storey timber apartment building in Norway which is scheduled to be built during 2014. The building will be one of the tallest timber buildings in the world.

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