Case Study: Designing & Engineering a 2-Story Public Project

Time: 2:40 pm
day: Day 1 - Track A - PM


  • Reviewing the evolution of lateral bracing in the project from traditional concrete and steel to hybrid concrete and mass timber
  • Analyzing embodied carbon of the entire building in design, weighing the benefits of mass timber compared to concrete and steel
  • Discussing acoustic solutions to limit sound reverberation off mass timber ceilings in large open spaces
  • Outlining how the team created an effective and visually clean fire protection system