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Brian Court to speak at Architectural Record Webinar on December 3, 2020
Date: 12-3-2020 Time: 11 a.m. EST Location: Architectural Record Webinar
11-25-2020 | Events
Partner Brian Court will be on a panel discussing “A Hybrid Approach: Combining Mass Timber with Steel and Concrete,” a webinar put on by Architectural Record.
Session details: With increasing frequency, design teams are turning to mass timber for its environmental attributes and natural warmth, as well as to speed construction. Sometimes, however, a hybrid structural solution might be a better fit, depending on local regulations, performance requirements, or architectural ambitions. Join RECORD and a panel of experts to explore a selection of exemplary projects—at a variety of scales and encompassing a range of building types—that combine mass timber with concrete or steel to create hybrid systems and make the most of each material.
Other speakers include Max Ricter, Certified Passive Huuse Designer, and John Peronto, Thornton Tomasetti.
According to Brian, a new era of architecture is upon us. Because the built environment is responsible for 40% of carbon emissions, it’s time for architects to change the way we design buildings. “A lot of people think that the look and feel of a building has to be compromised for sustainability and high performance to…