Tall Mass Timber Construction: Ascent
The Ascent tower in Milwaukee has broken the world record of mass timber construction and doubled the height of the next tallest timber building in the US. This presentation will cover the process that made these achievements possible, discussing the design principles of the Ascent Tower, the permitting process, the construction process and new innovations on mass timber technology.
Image credit: Thornton Tomasetti
- Gain familiarity with mass timber construction
- Understand the design process and construction of Ascent
- Learn about a path to use the Alternative materials, designs and methods of construction provision per IBC