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WoodSolutions Timber Talks

Release Date: 03/21/2023

Keys To Successful Mass Timber Delivery show art Keys To Successful Mass Timber Delivery

WoodSolutions Timber Talks

Mass timber buildings are maturing fast as a viable option for new projects. In Australia there is a small group of people who have been getting their hands dirty for a while now; Andy Knight (Construction Manager) and the team at Brother Nature are some of them. In this episode, we chat to Andy about some of the scars and lessons he's had since the start of the journey and also speak about the keys for successful mass timber project delivery.  

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Leadership, Technology & The Future Of Mass Timber show art Leadership, Technology & The Future Of Mass Timber

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In this episode of Timber Talks we're priviliged to be speaking with Christoph Kulterer CEO of Hasslacher Timber. Christoph is a seasoned CEO in the industry and iinvestment decisions over his career a big reason the mass timber market is what it is today. We discuss his thoughts & philosophies on leadership, the role of technological innovation going forward and what the future holds for the industry.  Chris is an influential leader and we are very lucky to get to sit down with him. Enjoy! 

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Acoustic Design Fundamentals For Timber Buildings show art Acoustic Design Fundamentals For Timber Buildings

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Acoustics design is often considered the dark arts of mass timber design. Most importantly, the acoustic solution can be the governing factor for designs and the differentiator for what an overall cost effective solution might be. In this episode we're chatting with Aedan Callaghan about the design principals for acoustic design, how to determine acoustic performance and of course the unfolding future of mass timber construction.

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The Roadmap For Sustainability Of Construction In The U.S. show art The Roadmap For Sustainability Of Construction In The U.S.

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In today's podcast, we're joined by Ashley Cagle, a seasoned structural engineer and Technical Director at Woodworks, specializing in biogenic carbon and sustainability. Ashley sheds light on the transformation of the U.S. landscape for mass timber, focusing on pivotal code evolutions and the conversation encompassing the sustainability of timber. Through candid discussions, we confront pressing enviro-ethical debates, including on biogenic carbon, the scenario of land adequacy, and the eventuality of wood materials. Anticipate navigating the breathtaking progress and denouements defining the...

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Engineering Innovation in Architecture show art Engineering Innovation in Architecture

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Today we're speaking with Fabia Baumann from Henning Larsen Architects. Fabia shares her unique perspective on the synergy between these two disciplines, especially in the context of Europe's heterogeneous architectural landscape. We explore the evolution of design practices, tackle the bottlenecks facing designers, and delve into the nuances of measuring sustainability in construction. Fabia also highlights the latest innovations from Scandinavia and shares her excitement for the future of mass timber construction.  

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Latest in Research in Wood Construction show art Latest in Research in Wood Construction

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In this episode we speak with Marjan Popovski the Lead Scientist At FP Innovations. Marjan, has been a major driver of some of the major developments in research over the last few years. Subsequently the industry is moving forward based on the hard work of the senior leaders like Marjan. In this episode, we speak about the most exciting research, codes and standards and finally where things are moving. 

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Timber Transformations: Building a Greener World show art Timber Transformations: Building a Greener World

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In today's episode, we're joined by Marco Huter of KLH to discuss the evolution of mass timber. Marco shares his background and dives into his proudest project, revealing insights into KLH's global reach. He addresses the challenges in mass timber adoption, the sustainability of feedstock with rising demand, and principles for efficient mass timber design. Listen in as we explore the changing landscape of building codes in Europe and Marco's vision for the industry's future by 2030. Join us for a journey into the heart of sustainable construction.   

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30 Years In 30 Minutes - With Karl-Heinz Weiss show art 30 Years In 30 Minutes - With Karl-Heinz Weiss

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In this episode we speak with Karl-Heinz Weiss from Weiss Insights, where we delve into the past, present, and future of mass timber. Karl-Heinz, a veteran in the field, shares his extensive knowledge and predictions in this comprehensive discussion.  Historical Evolution and Principles: Discover the journey of mass timber, from its early days to modern advancements. Karl-Heinz shares his personal history and background, providing context and insight into the key principles that have driven successful projects in the industry.  Current Innovations: Learn about the most exciting...

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Accelerating Tall Timber Buildings show art Accelerating Tall Timber Buildings

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In this episode of "Timber Talks," we're joined by industry expert Ricky McLain. As we explore the upward surge of timber in the architectural landscape, Ricky sheds light on its rising adoption and the evolving cost dynamics. Beyond the traditional uses of timber, we dive into its potential in high-rise constructions and envision the transformative future of timber-infused skylines. Prepare for an enlightening discussion that bridges the gap between ancient material and modern innovation. 

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The Timber Ecosystem and Forest Health show art The Timber Ecosystem and Forest Health

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In this episode we speak with Arnie Dider, COO and Founder of the Forest Business Network. With a rich background steeped in forestry and supply chain expertise, Arnie sheds light on the burgeoning realm of mass timber and its global growth trajectory. We chat how the supply chain is transforming, from ramping up capacity to introducing new products. Arnie offers insights into areas where innovation thrives and elaborates on legislative changes impacting the industry worldwide. Finally we reflect on how conversations about mass timber have matured over the years and what the future holds for...

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In this episode of Timber Talks, we're speaking with Oliver Lang CEO of Intelligent City about the future of construction and building. We'll be discussing the vision behind Oliver's work, the key technological advances being used today with a focus on robotics, the process of construction and how it differs from conventional methods, the hurdles to adoption of this new way of doing things, the balance between standardisation and flexibility, and finally, where Oliver sees the industry heading in the next 5 years. Oliver will share his knowledge and insights on these critical topics and provide a unique perspective on the future of construction and building. This is a must-listen for anyone interested in the future of sustainable construction and building.