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23 May 2022

Optimizing Steel and CLT for Seismic Performance

The most important sources of intrinsic damping for tall buildings are soil structure interaction (SSI) and structural behavior.

23 May 2022

Hyper-Hybrid Skin: Multifunctional Hybrid Steel-Timber Unitized Façade System

A new steel-timber hybrid unitized façade system has load-bearing capacity that corrects for slab deflection after construction is completed and live loads are applied. It also all...

23 May 2022

Establishing Composite Steel-Frame Performance Standards Using CLT Floor Panels

Current practice is to use concrete decks as floor systems when designing steel-frame buildings. This presentation proposes an alternative system, supported by a USDA Wood Innovati...

23 May 2022

Using Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis To Determine Best Approaches For High Seismic Regions

In an experiment to determine the best design option for a high-rise in a high seismic region, the hybrid steel-timber option was preferred for the majority of cases in which the d...

23 May 2022

Heartwood Workforce Housing : Glulam / CLT and Steel BRB Frames

Heartwood is a 126-unit workforce housing project, one of the first Type IV-C 8-story mass timber/steel hybrid and is currently under construction in Seattle, WA. Heartwood uses a...

23 May 2022

McEvoy & Dupont Apartments, San Jose, California - Steel BRB Lateral System

This presentation introduces the constructability benefits and challenges of steel BRB lateral systems (distributed/exterior/core) for use in mass timber buildings. It reviews the...