HI-Rise Wood 2.0: Building Tall with Mass Timber

  • Date

    Thursday, February 24 2022

  • Time

    9:00am - 3:00pm

  • Location


Join AIA|DC and the George Mason University Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship for an update on the design, technology, and legislation shaping the growing Mass Timber market in the DC Metropolitan region (and beyond).

In this update to our 2016 Symposium that explored case studies from around the world, we will explore the burgeoning Tall Timber market in our region, and the potential for more growth toward a more sustainable and resilient—both economically and environmental--future for the built environment.

Sessions and speakers:

Public Understanding Of Climate Change And How That May Influence Acceptance Of And Demand For New Approaches To Building
Dr. Ed Maibach, George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication

What Needs to Change: Design and Zoning for Mass Timber
Anders Carlson, Senior Project Engineer, HOK

The Economics/Cost Analysis of Mass Timber Development

  • David C. Bagnoli, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal, StudioMB Architects 
  • Bill R McLain, PE, Principal, Ehlert Bryan Consulting Structural Engineers
  • Kevin Lee, Staff Designer, StudioMB Architects 
  • Jay Eichberg, President, Eichberg Construction

Panel Discussion: How Do We Build More High Density Mass Timber Buildings?

  • Moderator: Eric Maribojoc, Director, George Mason University Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship
  • Mark Winters, Vice President of Preconstruction, Hoar Construction LLC
  • Brian Lantz, Senior Project Manager, HITT Contracting 
  • John O’Donald, Regional Director, Woodworks 

Case Study: 80 M Street SE (100,000 sq. ft. office addition)
Tom Corrado, Senior Associate, Hickok Cole

Case Study: Apex Building (new 187,000 sq. ft. office building)
Alastair Reilly, Design Partner, William McDonough + Partners

Case Study: The Collective at Canton, First Mass Timber Project in Baltimore

  • Faith Nevins Hawks, AIA, LEED AP, Vice President, Moseley Architects
  • Matthew Ormsby, AIA, LEED AP, Associate, Moseley Architects
  • Scott Slosson, Chief Operating Officer, 28 Walker

High Rise Mass Timber: Latest Industry Developments and Trends
David Barber, Principal, Arup


Sponsored by: WoodWorks logo