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ArchitectChats Ep. 21: Timber on the Rise, Part 6 - How to Design Commercially Viable Mass Timber Buildings • NBWW Architects
After serving as architect-of-record on the largest wood structure constructed in modern U.S. history, DLR Group principal Stephen Cavanaugh and his team are continuing that model in other cities. By ARCHITECT Staff ArchitectChats‘ Timber on the Rise series highlights innovations and innovators in wood design and construction. Listen to more episodes here. Across the country, the building industry has taken note of the growing interest in mass-timber structures. Aesthetics, sustainability, and construction efficiency are among the reasons commonly cited for its appeal. But designing with wood is relatively new to the modern commercial market in the United States. The uncertainty, and thus risk, can deter developers and building owners from undertaking such projects. Episode 21: Timber on the Rise, Part 6 – How to Design Commercially Viable Mass Timber Buildings, featuring DLR Group’s Stephen Cavanaugh, is available on SoundCloud and on iTunes. Read the full story HERE >>>> Source: Architect http://www.architectmagazine.com/technology/detail/architectchats-ep-21-timber-on-the-rise-part-6-how-to-design-commercially-viable-mass-timber-buildings_o