Schedule Category: Thursday March 10

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Ascent – Real World Lessons Designing and Building Tall Timber in the US

Jason Korb AIA, NCARB, Principal, Korb + Associates Architects At 284 FT/ 86.4 M, Ascent MKE will become the tallest Mass Timber Hybrid tower in the world when competed this August. The architect will discuss design and technical challenges the team had to overcome, as well as how the design team worked with the Authorities…

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First Nations Architecture of the BC West Coast

Dave Kitazaki, Architect, AIBC, LEED AP, dk Architecture This presentation will focus on architecture for and with First Nations. Truth and Reconciliation is an essential conversation in architecture. dk Architecture will share their vast experience on award winning projects that have responded to, and have been cultivated from, unique qualities of the surrounding environment and…

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Why Wood? An industrial waterfront in Hood River, Oregon that feels good to at least three different types of users.

Claudia Monk-von Flotow, Developer, (formerly) Key Development / (now) Hood River Property Group This presentation introduces a specific site transition from 1890s industrial to 2020s mixed- use in Hood River, Oregon. Two case studies are presented on weathering the COVID storm in wood buildings. Key objectives: Mixing uses within wood buildings Mixing uses within a…

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The Emergence of Mass Timber in the US

Susan Jones FAIA, Principal Architect, Founder, atelierjones llc This presentation will provide attendees with an overview of examples of exciting innovations and inspiration in mass timber construction from the US perspective. Key points will include mass timber tall wood building typologies, mass timber tall wood LCA studies and sustainable forestry and new directions for tall…

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