TimberCon focused on sustainability while exploring the material’s design and engineering capabilities

By the Editors
The Architect’s Newspaper
October 26, 2022
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: Canada, United States

TimberCon, presented by The Architect’s Newspaper in partnership with the Mass Timber Institute. This year’s edition focused on the potential of mass timber to reduce embodied carbon in buildings and featured innovative projects and leading practitioners from across the U.S. and Canada. …Peter MacKeith, Dean of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas, delivered the opening keynote. MacKeith focused on the future of timber design in architecture, and opportunities for expanding the timber supply chain in the Southeast and across the U.S. ..Tom Chung, principal at Leers Weinzapfel and a leader in mass timber design, shared the story of the firm’s work on Adohi Hall, a student housing project at the University of Arkansas. …Ryan Zizzo, founder of Mantle Developments, presented on mass timber’s suitability in meeting carbon reduction goals.

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