WoodSolutions Weekly Webinars S1

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Tuesdays at 11am is set to become a go-to-screen time for design and build professionals wishing to learn how they can optimise the benefits of wood and wood products, both traditional and innovative. With a wide range of topics, presenters and panellists and formal CPD points on offer to people attening the live event, WoodSolutions Tuesday webinars will be a repeat event in every diary. The new webinars complement the launch of a third WoodSolutions Timber Talks Podcast season.

With face-to-face seminars some way off in the future, now is an ideal time to leverage new. videoconferencing skills. Built on the popularity of WoodSolutions seminars and Timber Talks podcasts, the webinars also benefit from the ability to engage with international speakers and panellists.

Run on the Zoom platform, many of the one hour webinars have a panel or a Q&A opportunity after the main presentation.

Please note: Formal CPD Points are ony available for attendees at the LIVE webinar.

The next WoodSolutions webinar topics are:

Tuesday 2 June 11am AEST: Structural Engineering Topics - Diaphragms and Robustness

Robustness is vital to ensure that the building remains safe after unexpected events.

This webinar looks at two important structural engineering topics: the design of diaphragms and the considerations of robustness. Diaphragms are the roof, floor or other system transferring lateral forces applied to the vertical elements.

Jeremy Church from Vistek will look at the type of floor joints in CLT structures, models methods and strategies and the factors that influence performance.

Nathan Benbow from Vistek will discuss loading requirements, residential panelised structures, commercial post and beam and connection detailing.

Register for the free webinar Structural Engineering Topics - Diaphragms and Robustness here.

Tuesday 9 June 11am AEST: Peter Maddison presents Tiny Homes – do they work?

Why such interest in Tiny Homes and are they what the dream promises?

Award-winning architect and host of Grand Design Australia, Peter Maddison will discuss benefits and drawbacks of tiny housing sharing projects from Maddison Architects and Grand Designs Australia.

He will give personal accounts and insights of five development models he has follow intimately.

The tiny home developments models include:

• Pre-built craned

• Flat Pack assembled

• Relocatable off grid

• Permanent CNC routed

• Speculative reconfigurable

Material choice, insulation, active v/s passive, cost, time and liveability will be all forensically analysed.

Peter will share his firsthand experiences and hopes for a lively Q and A session to follow.

Register for the free webinar Tiny Homes – do they work? Here.

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