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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Bracing for Climate Change; Building for High Wind Resistance

By Cory McCambridge – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. This course will discuss structural failures observed during storm damage assessments as well as cost-effective above-code recommendations that contribute to improved overall performance in the structural shell of a building.

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Building the World’s Largest CLT Structure

By: Anthony Thistleton, Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: No.This presentation explores the background and construction of the world’s largest CLT building – the challenges of convincing clients, developers and authorities to construct in engineered timber, as well as the technical challenges of building at this scale.

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CLT Design Using CWCs 2017 Wood Design Manual and WoodWorks Sizer software

Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: No. This seminar will demonstrate how the 2017 Wood Design Manual (scheduled for sale January 2018) provides guidance and time-saving tables for designing CLT gravity and lateral load resisting systems, and how WoodWorks® Sizer 10 (release scheduled for November 2017) can be used to size gravity load resisting CLT panels.

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Collaborating on the Rocky Ridge Recreation Facility

By Iian Ho, PCL; David Edmunds, GEC Architecture and Mark Ritchie, RJC Consulting Engineers, Robin Zirnhelt, ISL Engineering. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. The project team at Rocky Ridge Recreation Facility shares their collaborative experiences constructing the largest wood roof structure in North America.

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