Recap of IWBCC 2019: Our Takeaways from Boston and the Future of Wood Construction

Recap of IWBCC 2019: Our Takeaways from Boston and the Future of Wood Construction

David Aucoin, Senior Associate and leader of our West Hartford office, recently attended the three-day Industrialized Wood-Based Construction Conference 2019 (IWBCC) in Boston, Massachusetts.  Below are his thoughts and takeaways: I started my conference sessions on Tuesday, November 5th with the morning keynote, John Burns, Founder & CEO of John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC […]

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Our Take: DesignNXT Week 2019

Our Take: DesignNXT Week 2019

DesignNXT Week 2019 was an emerging technologies conference being held for the first time in Atlanta this year. The really interesting part was that it was spearheaded by  TVS Design, an Atlanta based Architecture firm. This is unusual since most events like this tend to be put together by software companies or larger industry organizations. […]

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TAKEAWAYS FROM BILT NA 2019

TAKEAWAYS FROM BILT NA 2019

Matt Sweeney, PE, our Production Technology and Innovation Manager, recently attended BILT NA 2019 in Seattle, Washington.  Below are some of his takeaways from this exciting and informative conference: BILT NA, DBEI’s (Digital Built Environment Institute) primary conference in the US, is probably the most interesting as well as the most practical technology conference for […]

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Performance-Based Wind Design

Performance-Based Wind Design

The application for Performance-Based Wind Design (PBWD) is gaining strength in the design community. A recent article in ENR highlighted the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)  team of 14 structural experts writing the Prestandard for Performance-Based Wind Design, the first document ever produced to aid in PBWD. Design considerations […]

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