Videos

This section contains video content CTBUH has produced on Tall Timber via conferences, interviews, and media engagements.

23 May 2023

Panel Event Explores a World of Mass Timber Construction

This panel discussion, coinciding with the new CAC exhibition, REFRAMED: The Future of Cities in Wood, reveals numerous advantages to designing and building with the...

24 May 2022

BCIT Student Residence, Burnaby, Canada: Large Format Point-Supported CLT Optimization

This 12-story building (74.7 meters) uses 3.5-by-14-meter-long five-ply large-format CLT panels and point-supported (PS) CLT on slender steel columns embedded within partition walls. Four lateral...

24 May 2022

De Karel Doorman, Rotterdam: An Ultra-Lightweight Vertical Extension Using Steel Beams & Stud Walls

This project adds 16 residential floors on top of an existing 1951 department store. The system is a combination of steel columns and beams, metal...

24 May 2022

Hybrid Timber Tower, Toronto: Achieving 105 Stories & Long Spans Via Steel Cables and Cages

The Hybrid Timber Floor System (HTFS) designed for this project uses post-tensioning cables and steel cages encased in a concrete band and recessed into a...

24 May 2022

Increasing Urban Density with Steel & Timber: XRAD and SPIDER Systems

Two pioneering new concepts for the future of tall buildings and vertical extensions: The SPIDER connector allows a Texas project to remove supporting beams on...

24 May 2022

Lighthouse, Joensuu, Finland: Thread Bars in a Discontinuous Post-Tension System

Current practice is to use concrete decks as floor systems when evaluating the performance of steel frames. This presentation proposes an alternative system, supported by...

24 May 2022

Lumber Tower, Kristiansand & Valle Wood Office Towers: Using Steel Connections To Enable Complex Geometries

Two key projects are presented, in which steel-timber hybrid solutions allow for optimization of structural performance and material efficiency. Using hybrid joints can deal efficiently...

24 May 2022

M5, Vancouver and Terraine, San Jose: Lessons Learned From Conception To Construction

Two residential structures, 18 and 20 stories respectively, in the seismically-active North American West Coast use steel columns in partitions for the gravity system and...