AIA Fall Convention

Attention A/E/C professionals: Are you attending the AIA Iowa Fall Convention in Des Moines? Join us on Friday, Sept. 21st, to hear NM’s own Eric Neuhaus and Cheung Chan present a course on dowel laminated timber (DLT) building systems. The course aims to demonstrate the properties of mass timber, it’s environmental characteristics and a comparison to other building materials. The design and construction process will be presented through a case study featuring the 111 East Grand Avenue project, currently under construction in Des Moines’ East Village. This course qualifies for AIA continuing education credits.

Learning Objectives:
• Discuss material harvesting / material fabrication of mass timber 
• Show the benefits of mass timber design & construction process 
• Understand mass timber’s applicability with current building codes
• Understand the long-term benefits of a mass timber building