- to help students understand the behavior of contemporary timber structures;
- to develop the ability to design contemporary timber structures;
- to help students gain proposal-writing and publication skills.
More specifically, the students will be able to:
- Design Cross-Laminated-Timber and Timber-Concrete-Composites structures;
- Formulate a research proposal related to a current timber design problem;
- Appreciate the process of working with architects in a design competition.