Check out our article on the latest research in mass timber moisture performance in the March 2019 edition of STRUCTURE magazine!

https://www.structuremag.org/?p=14264

 This position will manage the technical activities of the TallWood Design Institute and the technical facilities of the A.A. “Red” Emmerson Advanced Wood Products Laboratory. The Technical Manager provides specialized technical and scientific support for research, testing and education projects focused on developing new wood-based products and/or related hardware components, identifying and improving related manufacturing and production techniques, and testing products, materials and building systems.

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The mass timber structure of the new Peavy Hall, a feature building of the Oregon Forest Science Complex, has been taking shape since early December 2017 as glulam and cross-laminated timber from DR Johnson Wood Innovations arrives onsite and is erected into place. Some of the first wood elements to be seen onsite were the rocking shear walls that will ensure the building is resilient after seismic events. This is the first appearance of this technology (developed in New Zealand) on a US construction site.

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