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October 04, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Telfair B. Peet Theatre

The Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences invites you to a seminar titled, “The Future of Tall: Building a Wood High-Rise in the U.S,” presented by Thomas Robinson, architect and founder of LEVER Architecture of Portland, OR. Cross-laminated timber (CLT), a newly engineered wood product system, is gaining popularity in mid- and high-rise residential and non-residential construction. Robinson will share how this material is revolutionizing sustainable construction with details about his firm’s pioneering use of CLT in “Framework” –  a project slated to become the first mass timber high-rise in the U.S.
The seminar will be held on Wednesday, October 4, from 2:00 – 3:15 p.m. at the Telfair B. Peet Theatre. A reception will take place in the main lobby and patio of the theatre immediately following the seminar. This is a complimentary event for faculty, students and members of the general public. Advanced reservations are not required. Parking is available on the 3rd and 4th floors of the Stadium Parking Deck. No parking pass is required.
The seminar was organized by the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences in partnership with the Office of Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Office of Sustainability, Facilities Management, and the Colleges of Agriculture, Engineering, and Architecture, Design and Construction, as well as the Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
Questions regarding the seminar may be directed to Dr. Brian Via at