This On Demand CEU is a recorded presentation with ARCHITECT's Editor in Chief. Specifying wood in building design has a multitude of benefits, including elevating the design of the project, enhancing sustainable initiatives, and incorporating mixed materials for innovative buildings.

In this session, ARCHITECT explores the work and research of several firms using wood for innovative designs.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine several case studies that highlight the latest innovations in wood research and design.
  • Discuss research methods used to support the use of wood in varying commercial and residential projects.
  • Identify the environmental benefits of cross-laminated timber and salvaged timber, specific to the case studies examined in this session.
  • Analyze opportunities wood can be integrated with other materials to provide the building owners and occupants with a comfortable and aesthetically pleasing space.

Pre-Requisite: Basic knowledge of wood applications.