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Timber Structure Architecture Design Course 2014

Wayne Iversen

By Wayne Iversen


September 2, 2014

Chinese and UBC students working together as a team

Chinese and UBC students working together as a team

For the second consecutive year, Canada Wood has supported an ambitious and highly productive summer intensive architectural studio in wood design for Chinese architecture students. This year’s studio, titled “Timber Structure Assemblages”, focused on joinery and the use of digital tools in wood construction and was run as a collaboration between students and professors from the School of Architecture at Southeast University in Nanjing and the School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture at the University of British Columbia. This rigorous course which was held from August 11-22 at UBC, led by two UBC SALA faculty members, provided hands-on experience in the use of timber.  The two-week course culminated with a competition and public review.