“Climate change. Embodied carbon reduction. Material costs. Labor shortages. COVID and worker safety. Inflation. Infrastructure needs. These are some of today’s hottest topics—and they’re affecting how we design and build our future.”

WoodWorks hosted their virtual symposium, A 2021 Snapshot: Challenges, Trends, and Advancements in Wood Design and Construction on November 4 this year. LEVER Founding Principal Thomas Robinson joined a panel of mass timber experts from across the industry for a panel discussion, “Mass Timber Hybrid Projects: Leveraging the Strengths of Different Systems,” highlighting our recent innovations and design work utilizing mass timber hybrid structures.