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What's next for mass timber design?

An architect who has worked on some of the nation's largest and most significant mass timber construction projects shares his take on the latest design trends and innovations in mass timber.


By David Barista, Editorial Director | May 14, 2021
Photo: Adohi Hall at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, designed by Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates.

Photo: Adohi Hall at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, designed by Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates.

    

Tom Chung, FAIA, LEED AP, Principal with Boston-based architectural design firm Leers Weinzapfel Associates, talks about the latest design trends and innovations in mass timber construction, based on his firm's work on several large-scale mass timber projects, including Adohi Hall at the University of Arkansas and the John W. Olver Design Building at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Chung talks about:
• New design approaches with mass timber (00:34 - 4:42)
• Mass limber supply chain constraints (4:43 - 8:45)
• New innovations in mass timber (8:46 - 12:40)


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