Sep 13, 2011
08:15AM - 03:45PM
WoodWorks Hosts Workshops on Trends in Mid-rise Construction
The workshop will focus on trends in mid-rise construction and how to use wood to meet functionality, cost and environmental objectives.
Event Description

The Wood Products Council’s WoodWorks program is hosting a series of technical workshops, September 13-15, throughout California. The workshops will focus on trends in mid-rise construction and how to use wood to meet functionality, cost and environmental objectives.

Workshop topics and speakers include:

•Timber Over Non-combustible Podium Structures
Presented by Scott Nyseth, P.E., Stonewood Design
•Lateral Systems for Multi-unit Construction
Presented by Doug Hohbach, S.E./Sam Shiotani, S.E., Hohbach-Lewin, Inc.
•Continuous Tie-down Systems for Mid-rise/Multi-story Light-frame Buildings
Presented by Rawn Nelson, S.E., R.F. Nelson & Associates Structural Engineers
•Non-structural Provisions for Multi-story Wood-frame Buildings
Presented by James Churchill, P.E., Churchill Engineering, Inc.
•Using a Wood Podium in Mixed-use Design: An Architectural Case Study
Presented by Michael F. Malinowski, AIA, Applied Architecture Inc.

The cost of the workshop is $89 and includes lunch. Eligible attendees will qualify for 5.5 AIA/CES LUs or PDH credits.

These workshops are designed for engineers, architects, contractors, and others with an interest in both technical and sustainability issues related to non-residential wood buildings (including commercial, industrial, multi-family and other building types). To learn more about the WoodWorks program and for information about additional workshops, visit

8:15 a.m.: On-site registration
8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.: Program

September 13 / Oakland, CA
AIA East Bay (1405 Clay Street, Oakland)

Registration: Seating is limited. To register, visit and click the seminar link on the home page, call (925) 984-5108, or email

Fee: $89.00

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