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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Bigger, Better, Faster – Large wood structures need efficient system 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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Bracing for Climate Change – Lessons Learned About 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 Green with Wood Toolkit

Format: PDF Documents and Videos – Length: Two Hours Handouts: Yes – Credit: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – The Building Green with Wood Toolkit by naturally:wood is a comprehensive course on issues required when considering building rating systems, codes and any other “green” related initiatives.

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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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