Wood in Architecture: Education Design


Wood Structures Academy

Online Event


JoAnn Hindmarsh Wilcox, Rachel Himes

Date & Time:

11.16.2022 | 2:00 pm–3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

As a building material, wood’s unique characteristics make it a stand-out for construction, remaining one of the most used materials in the design-build industry. Noted for qualities such as durability and structural performance, as well as its unrivaled elegance to enhance virtually any design, this renewable building resource is not only environmentally friendly but is a versatile choice to deliver high-performing, safe, comfortable spaces across a range of building types. This webinar will focus on the use of wood in education architectural design.

Join Mithun’s JoAnn Hindmarsh Wilcox and Rachel Himes, and co-presenter Tom Chung from Leers Weinzapfel Associates, for “Wood in Architecture: Education Design” to learn about key research findings and case studies spanning the preschool, K-12 school design and college/university levels. The session will feature the Building Better Schools mass timber research study and the Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth Academic and Gym building—two corollary projects that illustrate ways to optimize cost-competitive mass timber strategies that improve learning environments by maximizing the physiological and psychological benefits of nature and biophilia.

For more information and to register: https://www.architecturalrecord.com/events/5051-wood-in-architecture-education-design

Date Posted: 11.16.2022