The Skyscraper Museum's "Mass Timber Semester" lecture series, which explores the short history, current condition, and future of the Mass Timber movement, includes an in-person program at the international engineering firm Arup at 77 Water Street in New York City. The seminar, "Tall Timber: Bicoastal Beginnings and Where Are We Now?", is scheduled for April 24, 2024, at 6:00 PM EDT, bringing together key voices from the movement to reflect on its developments and potential. This program will also be available to livestream.

The discussion features Thomas Robinson, founder of LEVER Architecture, known for pioneering projects in mass timber, and Chris Sharples, co-founder of SHoP Architects, recognized for integrating innovative approaches in urban environments. Jeff Spiritos, managing principal at Spiritos Properties and experienced in real estate development, will moderate the seminar, focusing on the evolution of timber in high-rise construction.

For more information about the lecture series or to RSVP, visit the Skyscraper Museum.