On April 4 and 5, Facades+ is hosting their premiere conference on high-performance building enclosures in New York, NY. Bringing together some of the world’s most productive building professionals, Facades+ includes a full day of in-depth workshops designed to teach crucial skills and tools to help architects advance their practice. Facades+ workshops feature an intimate class size and hands-on learning to create an environment conductive to innovation and creative problem-solving.
reSAWN TIMBER co. is partnering with Accoya to present a workshop on Sustainable Building with Modified Wood.
Friday, April 5 – 9 a.m.
Sustainable Building with Modified Wood
Earn 4 AIA HSW CEUs
Learn how sustainably enhanced fast-growing and abundantly available certified wood products offer compelling environmental advantages versus slow growing hardwoods, treated wood and non-renewable carbon-intensive materials like plastics, steel and concrete. Sustainable building materials—wood—produced in a bio-based, or circular economy as opposed to a linear, non-renewable economy has a lasting impact.
Bill Stevens, one of reSAWN TIMBER’s owners, will speak about how reSAWN combines Accoya’s many benefits with our award-winning shou sugi ban charring technique.
Accoya® is wood, but not as you know it. It is modified timber in which a process called acetylation, a cutting-edge patented technology, enables it to it resist rot, defy the elements and stay strong for decades. Guaranteed for 50 years above ground and 25 years in ground or freshwater, its performance and properties are remarkable. From joinery for the home to bridges submerged in water, Accoya wood is a leading material that stands up to every application challenge – decking, cladding and more.