NOTE: ALL PROGRAM SESSIONS ARE LISTED IN EASTERN TIME
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 11:45am-4:30pm EST
Thursday, March 10, 2022 11:45am-4:30pm EST
Wednesday March 9
|11:45am-12:00pm||Welcome Panel for Attendees
Meet the CWC and Wood WORKS! hosts and moderators of the Wood Solutions Conference
Bruno Moser, Architekt, Archimos
Kelly Alvarez Doran, OAA, MRAIC, Associate Director, White Arkitekter
|2:20-3:20pm||Turning Buildings into Carbon Sinks
Chris Magwood Director, Builders for Climate Action
Can buildings become sites of durable carbon storage? The answer is yes, but the accounting for stored carbon needs work and the most promising materials are not yet mainstream. This presentation shows us how we can address all of these issues.
|3:30-4:30pm||Mass Timber Demonstration Fire Test Project: An Overview
Marc Alam, B.Eng, EIT, Manager, Codes & Standards – Fire and Acoustics, Canadian Wood Council
This seminar will give an overview of a series of large-scale demonstration fire tests on mass timber structures. This Mass Timber Demonstration Fire Test Project (MTDFTP) includes two separate series of tests: pilot-scale testing conducted in Vancouver Summer 2021, and large-scale testing to be conducted in Ottawa Summer 2022. The objective of the MTDFTP is to support the approval of tall and large mass timber buildings in Canada and encourage the construction of buildings that include mass timber solutions.
Thursday March 10
|12:00-1:00pm||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 wood buildings in the US.
|1:10-2:10pm||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
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.
|2:20-3:20pm||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 people living in the communities. Dave will highlight that thoughtful design requires a focus on engagement, inclusion, respect, education and honour and provide insight into how this can be achieved.
|3:30-4:30pm||Ascent – Real World Lessons Designing and Building Tall Timber in the US
Jason Korb AIA, NCARB, Principal, Korb + Associates Architects
PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE.