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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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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Bigger Better Faster; Large wood structures need efficient solutions

By Leander Bathon – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Handout: Yes – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing and EIC – This presentation demonstrates that due to the development of innovative connection systems the timber industry is now able to compete with those main stream building materials like steel and concrete by matching their performance and cost and outperforming their sustainability.

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Build Towards Low Carbon Construction with the Gestimat Tool

Presented by Caroline Frenette. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. Gestimat facilitates the assessment of the carbon footprint of buildings. This new web-based tool estimates the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to structural materials used in different building scenarios.

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Carbon12 A CLT Case Study in Design and Construction

By Kristin Slavin. Format: PowerPoint Video , Length: One Hour, Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC, Handout: No. PATH Architecture and Kaiser Group Inc. are sister companies that develop, design and build. Hear from Kristin Slavin, Associate at PATH Architecture, why the team decided to use wood as the primary structural material in projects, how that decision has evolved, and what they plan to do next.

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CLT Firewalls

by Conroy Lum – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: No. Fire performances of CLT fire separations with closure (door) or service (pipe) penetrations will be discussed.

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