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Mass Timber 101

December 6 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Explore the nuts and bolts, rather the knots and grains, of the emerging trend for engineered and tall timber buildings in this 2.5-hour workshop. Free to attend, but RSVP is required.


·       what does mass timber mean and how is it manufactured

·       what are the pros and cons of mass timber

·       why would a developer want to build with mass timber

·       who are the manufacturers and where are they located

This workshop will interest architects, structural engineers, contractors, developers and anyone striving for a higher performing and more sustainable built environment. Case studies and projects will be discussed. Presented by Rothoblaas, a specialized component supplier to the mass timber industry for the last thirty years. Informal happy hour to follow, hosted by Rothoblaas. This event is hosted by AIA Pittsburgh and the Green Building Alliance, and supported by Passive House Pennsylvania.

When:         Monday | December 6, 2021 | 2:30-5pm + Happy Hour

Where:        AIA Pittsburgh | 925 Liberty Ave | Suite 700 | Pittsburgh | 15222

Free event but RSVP is required. Because seating is limited, if you register but find you cannot attend, please let us know so that your place can be made available to others.


December 6
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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AIA Pittsburgh Office
925 Liberty Avenue, Suite 700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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