Timber Psychology

Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. This presentation will provide a unique look at innovative uses of timber in construction in New Zealand and the local research and development that has paved the way for greater timber uptake beyond the traditional stronghold in residential dwellings.

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Timber Wind Towers

By Holger Giebel – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: Yes. Learn how TimberTower develops, erects and distributes wooden towers for multi megawatt wind energy plants including the foundations. It is a high tech company, which connects the construction of wind energy plants with modern timber work.

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Vancouver’s Olympic Oval

By Larry Podhora: Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: No This presentation discusses the integrated design approach in designing the Oval, the iconic wood venue of the 2010 Olympic Games

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Wood in Education

A case study by naturally:wood. Format: PDF Documents and Videos – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: Yes. An examination of how wood is used to promote health, wellness and learning in education buildings.

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Wood in Educational Facilities

By Timothy R. Eddy: Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: Yes. The presenters will discuss approaches to design featuring wood as a primary material in a range of educational facilities in the western United States.

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Wood in Recreation

A case study by naturally:wood. Format: PDF Documents and Videos – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: Yes. This course examines the use of wood in the construction of sport and recreation facilities.

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Wood in Transit Structures

By Duane Palibroda, Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: .5 Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: Yes. This presentation will reignite the argument for wood in transit structures, reinforced with case studies of successful applications in completed projects.

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