Modern uses of timber: practicalities of designing with timber

Author: Various

Date published

21 December 2022

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Modern uses of timber: practicalities of designing with timber

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Various

Date published

21 December 2022

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Various

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Members: £26.00 + VAT
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The second webinar of the Modern uses of timber series focuses on the practicalities of designing with timber.

Due to the current environmental drivers, an increasing number of tall and complex buildings being conceived that incorporate mass timber, either for the entirety of the structural frame or in parts of hybrid structures. This means that timber structures are being designed and delivered at a pace that can potentially go beyond current levels of knowledge and the competency of fire safety engineers.

The 2022 Modern uses of timber e-conference saw an expert panel introducing good practice in the engineering of structural timber, with presentations investigating advances in its use, its potential, fire safety and durability.

The second webinar on the series explores the practicalities of designing with timber.

Reasons to watch

  • Discover what’s possible with timber in low-rise projects

  • Learn the high-level principles on designing with timber, including ductility and long-term performance

  • Hear about an emblematic case study and discover the endless possibilities available to you when using timber

Intended for

  • Structural engineers from practices of all sizes, wishing to understand timber better

  • Timber specialists

  • Those working in the wider built environment community

  • Structural engineering students

Discounts

Student members discount is available; for details, please contact [email protected]
 

Speakers

Shingi Tarirah, Senior Engineer, Whitby Wood

Shingi’s career to date has been dominated by intricate and bespoke structures in steel, reinforced concrete and timber. Her experience is international, having worked in Japan, Australia and France. Her interest in structural design includes the elegance and beauty in timber design and its role in modern construction, which is a focus in her current work at Whitby Wood.

Michal Zajic, Associate Director, Milner Associates

Michal gained hands-on experience as a carpenter on traditional post and beam structures. He was then responsible for efficient data exchange between the design office and an automated timber frame manufacturing line in Canada. Currently, Michal assists clients with product assessment, development, and structural testing. He is a member of the BSI and CEN committees, where he leads the drafting of the racking design section for the new Eurocode 5.

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