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The Future of Tall: Building a Wood High-Rise in the US
October 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Join Thomas Robinson for a discussion on cross laminated timber (CLT)\, a newly engineered wood product system\, that is gaining popularity in mid- and high-rise residential and non-residential construction. Robinson\, tfounder and principal of LEVER Architecture\, will share how this material is revolutionizing sustainable construction with details about his firm’s pioneering use of CLT in “Framework” – a project slated to become the first mass timber high-rise in the U.S.
Reception with Thomas Robinson immediately following. Guests to campus may park without a pass on the 3rd & 4th levels of the Stadium Parking Deck.
This presentation is presented in partnership with the Office of Vice President for Research & Economic Development; College of Architecture\, Design\, and Construction; Office of Sustainability; Facilities Management; Samuel Ginn College of Engineering; College of Agriculture; and Alabama Cooperative Extension System.