011. Building Green with Wood Toolkit

By naturally:wood. Course Number WWOL011, Year Created 2013. 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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017. The Bullitt Center: Heavy Timber and the Living Building Challenge

By Brian Court. Course Number WWOL017, Year Created 2014. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, HPO, EIC – Handout: Yes. The Bullitt Center, a six-storey heavy timber building, recently competed in Seattle, is predicted to be the world’s most energy efficient commercial building. In this presentation, Project Architect Brian Court will give a short overview of the LBC, discuss the design strategies for the Bullitt Center, and highlight structural and environmental virtues of the heavy timber structural system such as renewability, contribution to energy efficiency, and light carbon footprint.

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040. Vorarlberg, Austria

By Ulrich Dangel: Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, EIC – Handout: No. This presentation contains examples of Vorarlberg’s unique architectural styles in the design of wood buildings from its early beginnings to the present.

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093. Wood Products – Climate Change and Carbon Benefits

By Adam Robertson. Course Number WWOL093, Year created 2017. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: No. The carbon benefits of using wood products will be explored, including forests as carbon sinks, wood building products as long-term carbon storage devices and emissions reductions through product substitution.

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147. Forestry in Canada: Managing for Important and Multiple Values

By Derek Nighbor. Course Number WWOL147, Year Created 2020. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations and EIC – Handout: Yes. Given the role that Canadian forest sector workers play as stewards of our forests, this session will share information on how Canada’s forests are managed – and will look at the important values that must be considered as we deal with a dynamic landscape and a changing climate.

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158. Why Forestry is not about trees

By Etienne Belanger. Course Number WWOL158, Year Created 2020. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations. Handout: Yes. This course will discuss forestry from the origins of the forest science to current challenges. It will explain how the definition of sustainable forest management continues to evolve, notably through forest management certification standards.

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168. The role of Certification in Mass Timber Construction

Presented by Annie Perkins. Course Number WWOL168, Year Created 2020. Format: PowerPoint Video – Length: One Hour – Credits: AIA, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations, BC Housing, EIC – Handout: Yes. Certified wood offers an excellent solution for building projects. When procured from responsibly managed forests, building with wood addresses climate change, conservation, and biodiversity, and provides renewable building materials with lower embodied carbon than traditional building materials.

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