Join us for our 4th webinar in the series, An introduction of mass timber post and beam construction, presented by Lisa Oliver.
When: Thursday 1st July, 12pm – 1pm
Post and beam construction refers to a system where a buildings’ vertical support is built of beams and columns. Compared to conventional light timber framing, timber post and beam construction replaces the need for load bearing walls, allowing for large open spaces. This webinar will highlight the benefits and flexibility of mass timber post and beam construction. You will be introduced to what is possible, some key design drivers and where to find more detailed design information.
Lisa Oliver is a Project Director with Holmes Consulting LP and vice president of the Timber Design Society. She is a Chartered Professional Engineer and has a master’s degree from the University of Canterbury. Lisa has a broad range of structural design and assessment experience in New Zealand and in the Netherlands. Lisa’s design experience with timber includes designing projects such as the MOTAT Aviation Display Hall. She recently co-authored the NZWood Design Guide, Post and Beam Timber Construction. Currently based in Christchurch, Lisa is involved in the sustainability and timber aspects across many projects.
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