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Robert Jackson

Associate, Fast + Epp in Vancouver

Mass Timber: Changing the Way We Build Our Cities

PRESENTED ON MAR 21, 2019
IN VANCOUVER @ VOL 48

Mass timber is really the newest way to build a building in over 100 years. Thanks to new manufacturing technologies, these massive blocks of wood are allowing engineers to push the limits of what timber can do as a structural material. I’ll be sharing my experiences of working and designing with timber, why I’m inspired by it, and how it’s changing the way we build our cities.

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