Mass Timber Committee

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

The Mass Timber Committee meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 4 pm. To receive upcoming meeting and event details, subscribe to our email list. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as other professionals in the design community. The Mass Timber Committee serves AIA Seattle’s Society vision.

The Mass Timber Committee plans monthly mass timber presentations, building tours, forest walks, and happy hours. The committee helps people become mass timber experts and advance the industry to build more mass timber projects.

 

List of recent/**upcoming MT committee events/lecture

  • **03/26/24   Happy Hour at the Portland MT Conference
  • **03/18/24   MT Tour: 35 Stone
  • 02/12/24   MT Tour: 35 Stone
  • 01/09/24   MT Moisture Protection (RESOURCES BELOW)
  • 12/13/23   Happy Hour
  • 11/14/23   MT Cost/Schedule (RESOURCES BELOW)
  • 10/10/23   MT Modular
  • 09/12/23   MT Suppliers
  • 08/15/23   MT Tour: Bush School
  • 08/08/23   Forest to Frame: Sustainable Sourcing Panel
  • 08/01/23   MT Tour: Northlake Commons (+YAF)
  • 06/20/23   MT Testing (Nheri Shake Table)
  • 06/13/23   MT Tour: Northlake Commons
  • 05/09/23   Project Highlights: Northlake Commons
  • 04/18/23   Portland IMTC debrief
  • 03/27/23   Happy Hour at IMTC
  • 02/14/23   Firm Highlights
  • 01/10/23   Sustainability / Embodied carbon
  • 12/13/22   Happy Hour
  • 11/08/22   MTC Planning Meeting / Forest Tour recap
  • 10/26/22   MT Tour: Heartwood
  • 10/04/22   Forest Tour (RESOURCES BELOW)
  • 09/22/22   MT Testing (Fire, Acoustic, Connections)
  • 08/11/22   MTC Planning Meeting
  • 07/21/22   MTC + SPARC: MT Residential
  • 06/01/22   MT Tours: UW HSEB & UW Founders Hall
  • 05/10/22   MT Mini Case Studies
  • 04/18/22   Portland IMTC debrief
  • 03/08/22   MT Moisture Protection (RESOURCES BELOW)
  • 02/08/22   MT Code / Fire
  • 01/11/22   MT Contractors
  • 12/14/21   Happy Hour

 

2024  – MT committee potential future lectures

  1. Mass timber case studies and lessons learned
  2. Vibration and acoustics
  3. Sustainability/Carbon/Forestry
  4. Fire Protection
  5. MT lateral systems
  6. Historic timber building retrofits and repairs
  7. Wood Products (non-structural: wood fiber insulation, wood cladding, ect.)

 

Resources

Committee Chair(s):

  • Alex Zink AIA
  • Jessica Westermeyer
  • Contact the Committee Chair(s):

    masstimber@aiaseattle.org

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