Timber Architecture Design Faculty Development Workshop

The Timber Architecture Design Faculty Development Workshop in June was a success! Pictured below is Tom S. Chung FAIA, Principal at Leers Weinzapfel Associates giving a tour at John W. Olver Design Building at UMass Amherst at the workshop.

With the goal of equipping you with a holistic understanding of Mass Timber design in academia, design profession and wood industry, the workshop included lectures, discussions and hands on participation in timber education, design and research along with travel throughout the region visiting industry and professional partners critical to the Mass Timber development: Sustainable Forestry and Harvesting, Lumber production, CLT fabrication and processing, leading architect, engineer and developer team, construction site and built precedents visits.