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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.

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Date:
October 4, 2017
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
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Website:
http://sfws.auburn.edu/event/future-of-tall-building-a-wood-high-rise/

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School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences
Phone:
sfwscom@auburn.edu
Website:
http://wp.auburn.edu/sfws/