On Thursday, June 8th, Benton Johnson will speak at the annual seminar of the Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings. A Structural Associate Director based in SOM's San Francisco office, Johnson will discuss the exploration of designing with mass timber to reduce the ecological footprint of high-rise buildings.
Sponsored by the Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings, the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and other organizations, the seminar is titled "The Heavy Timber High Rise: Building Tall with Wood in the 21st Century." Open to the public, it is an opportunity for attendees and presenters to examine the use of wood and engineered wood products in high-rise structures, as well as the planning, design, construction, and operation of these structures.
The Heavy Timber High Rise: Building Tall with Wood in the 21st Century
June 8, 2017
7:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Harris Bank Building
115 South La Salle Street