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WoodWorks Presents: Mid-Rise Design: Opportunity and Implementation

  • Russell's Steaks, Chops & More 6675 Transit Road Buffalo, NY, 14221 United States (map)

Wood is a code-compliant way to cost-effectively increase density while creating vibrant and sustainable communities. Yet many familiar with the design of two- to four-story wood structures aren’t aware that the International Building Code allows five stories and more of wood-frame construction for residential, business, mercantile and military occupancies. Through an overview of design, detailing, and construction considerations, this presentation is intended to give architects and engineers the confidence to break into this growing market segment. Heights and areas will be discussed, including allowable increases, as will fire-resistive design, detailing for performance, shrinkage, structural framing, acoustics, and fire-rated assemblies.

Registration is $20 and includes lunch. Attendees will qualify for 2 AIA/CES LUs (HSW) or PDH credits.

For more information and/ or to register, visit WoodWorks' website.