Wood and Timber Design: Trends and Outlook

On July 14th, 2016 at 1:00pm EDT, Dustin Albright, Assistant Professor at the Clemson University School of Architecture and member of Clemson’s Wood Utilization and Design Institute will  present “Wood and Timber Design: Trends and Outlook”. Dustin will discuss the use of new wood construction materials and methods and their suitability for sustainable building. The presentation will address the life cycle benefits of wood and will touch on evolving building codes, which are increasingly friendly to these new techniques. A variety of case studies will be presented, with special attention being given to prefabricated building systems, including Cross-Laminated Timber and other similar “Massive Timber” products.

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