At Thornton Tomasetti, we’re advancing the use of mass timber on several fronts. Evaluating its benefits for fighting climate change. Proving its versatility. Analyzing its safety. Designing record-breaking structures. Developing technological tools to speed its assessment and design.
Watch Paul Becker – senior principal, director of our Portland, Maine, office and member of the Maine Mass Timber Advisory Committee – interview leaders in Thornton Tomasetti’s mass timber initiatives about how this renewable material can become a material of choice in structures of every kind.
Mass Timber Construction Series Teaser
What building material is stronger than steel, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, waste and construction costs and has been around forever? Hint: it comes from trees.
Iconic Structures and Creative Use of Timber
Paul Becker and Chris Minerva discuss creative applications of mass timber in buildings past, present and future.
Innovative Technology in Timber Design
Paul Becker and Rob Otani discuss how innovations in design and analysis technology are enabling wider use of mass timber construction.
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