Modern Timber Connectors

By Maik Gehloff: Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: Yes. This presentation will introduce modern screw technology, describe the motivation for their development, the theory supporting their use, the design approach in their specification and provide a variety of applications for them.

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More with Less: Building with Cross Laminated Timber

By Jeff Morrow – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: No. This presentation will primarily focus on the successful implementation of CLT construction at a recently completed 4 story hotel at Redstone Arsenal, AL. The challenges, opportunities and benefits incorporating CLT into taller wood buildings will be discussed.

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Multi Functional Wood Panels

By Bob Knudson – Format PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, and EIC – Handout: Yes. Wood Panels are made up of thin OSB or plywood laminated to a rigid insulation core to produce a panel providing both structural strength and thermal insulation. The audience will learn about this innovative product being developed by FPInnovations

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NEW WOOD the Revolution

By Robert Malczyk: Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: Yes. This presentation discusses the transformation of wood into a fashionable, high tech material solution

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Old is New Again: Timber Office Buildings

By Cory Zurell: Format – PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: No.This course discusses how new timber versions of the old brick and beam vernacular are being pursued as an attractive and economical form of Class A office space and are highly desirable among progressive employers.

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Practical Aspects of Wood Quality

By Les Jozsa: Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: Yes. Born out of years of research and real world experience Les Jozsa applies his unique perspective in exploring the wood quality attributes of: strength, stiffness, density, dimensional stability and natural durability.

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Recent Research and Development in Mass Timber Panels

By Y. H. Chui – PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing EIC – Handout: No. This presentation will provide an overview of the new CLT design provisions and recent Canadian research efforts in the development of innovative mass timber panels and improvement of structural performance of CLT structural systems.

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System Connectors

By Roland Maderebner – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. This course discusses two types of system Connectors for Point Supported Flat Slabs and Building Physics Decoupled Cantilever Elements: Spider and Bridge Connectors

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The Revival of Timber Bridges

By Dan Tingley – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: Yes. This presentation will seek to provide an overview of timber bridge design and restoration and highlight the carbon benefits as well as cost and function.

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Timber Based Products and Systems are Here – Will the Market Follow?

By Michael Keller – Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. The timber industry in cooperation with material suppliers, universities and institutes have made significant gains in bringing timber based building systems into the market. However is the market ready for these new products?

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