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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