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Mass Timber Design Manual – Volume 2

This manual was conceived as a living document to be continuously updated as the world of mass timber grows and matures. Volume 2 features more than 30 pages of new content, including 10 new case studies of cutting-edge timber projects, expert Q+As, technical resources, and more.

Developed by WoodWorks and Think Wood.

Topics include:
  • Insurance for mass timber construction
  • Cost and design optimization
  • Mass timber fire design
  • Acoustic and vibration design
  • Tall wood buildings in the 2021 International Building Code (IBC)
  • Calculation wood carbon footprint
  • Impact of wood use on North American forests
  • Occupant well-being and biophilic design

Mass Timber Design Manual – Volume 2

This interactive resource includes up-to-date information on topics from mass timber products and design best practices to taller wood construction and sustainability.