More and more, design and construction professionals are turning to mass timber to build everything from multifamily projects and commercial offices to signature public buildings and tall wood towers.
Since 2013, more than 1,000 multi-family, commercial or institutional projects using mass timber or heavy timber have been constructed or are in the process of design in the U.S., reports WoodWorks.
As a building system, mass timber is a must-know for architects, engineering and construction professionals, prompting industry professionals to seek out reliable research and resources.
[The Manual] is the blueprint to understanding the basics of mass timber -- from product research, engineering and design, system assemblies, code implications, construction, and life cycle evaluation.
The Mass Timber Design Manual was conceived as a living document to be continuously updated as the world of mass timber grows and matures.
The 98-page, interactive pdf includes WoodWorks technical papers, Think Wood continuing education articles, project case studies, expert Q&As, technical guides and other helpful tools, including: