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Timber Online Education

Learn for a better world

 
 

DOUBLE

By 2030, the urban population of developing countries will double.

1 BILLION

new homes will be needed by 2025.

30 PERCENT

of energy based greenhouse gas emissions are accounted for by our built environment. This could reach 50% by 2050.

232

Using 1000 m3 of wood in a building is equals to 232 passenger cars off the road per year.

 

Climate change and housing needs are global problems that need a global solution.
 

We need a platform that can galvanize change in the way we construct our built environment.

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TOO FEW EXPERTS HAVE CREATED A POOR CONSUMER UNDERSTANDING

 

BUILD A GLOBAL EDUCATION RESOURCE FOR A NEW GENERATION

WHY

 

HOW

WOOD IS A RENEWABLE RESOURCE AND A TOOL IN CLIMATE CHANGE

 

SHIFT 130 YEARS OF BUILDING CULTURE TOWARDS A CARBON POSITIVE FUTURE

Inspire the current and future builders, architects, engineers, manufacturers, students, educators, developers, owners, policy makers, scientists, foresters ... 

 

 

VISION

Encourage innovations in wood. Create new jobs and streamline local industries. Prioritize the health of our cities and our planet.

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GLOBAL
EXPERTS

Guided by the leading experts of the global wood industry.

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OPEN
ACCESS

Industry funding allows courses to be free and available to all.

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SUPPORT
LOCAL

Connection to local resources allow you to master what you've learned.

ACTIVE
LEARNING

Curated courses are intuitive, engaging and interactive.

ONLINE
RESOURCE

Fully accessible at home or
on the go.

TRANSLATION
 

Learn in the language you are most comfortable in. 

1

INTRO + IMPACT

1.1.1 User Interface

1.1.2 Delivery Method

1.1.3 Local Resources

1.2.1 Global Misconceptions

1.2.2 Case Studies

1.2.3 Economic Impact

1.2.4 Social Impact

1.2.5 Environmental Impact

1.3.1 Wood Species

1.3.2 Forests of the World

1.3.3 History of Wood

1.3.4 Parts of a Tree

1.3.5 Characteristics of Wood

1.3.6 Engineered Products

1.4.1 Teaching Exercises

1.4.2 Curriculum Integration

1.4.3 Inquiry-Based Learning

2

POLICY + CODE

2.1.1 Climate Policy

2.1.2 Energy Policy

2.1.3 Renewables

2.1.4 Forestry Policy

2.1.5 Policy Development

2.2.1 Code Development

2.2.2 Authorities Having Jurisdiction

2.2.3 International Perspective

2.2.4 Fire Department

2.2.5 Regulators

2.2.6 Life Safety Professional

3

DEVELOPMENT

3.1.1 Risk Management

3.1.2 Costing

3.1.3 City By-Laws

3.1.4 Contract Strategy

3.1.5 Post-Occupancy

3.2.1 Risk Management

3.2.2 Costing

3.2.3 Sales Targeting

3.2.4 Market Potential

3.2.5 Competitive Markets

3.3.1 Building Maintenance

3.3.2 Building Waranty

3.3.3 Life Cycle Assessment

3.3.4 Property Insurance

3.4.1 Safety + Code

3.4.2 Course of Construction

3.4.3 Warranty Impact

4

DESIGN

4.1.1 Lightframe Timber

4.1.2 Mid-Rise Timber

4.1.3 Tall Wood

4.1.4 Passive House

4.1.5 Interiors

4.2.1 Structural

4.2.2 Resiliency

4.2.3 Acoustics

4.2.4 Seismic

4.2.5 Fire

4.3.1 General Restrictions

4.3.2 Structural Codes

4.3.3 Fire and Smoke

4.3.4 Energy Efficiency

5

MANUFACTURING

5.1.1 Production Facilities

5.1.2 Enterprise Resources

5.1.3 Pre-Fabrication Systems

5.1.4 Joinery

5.1.5 Procurement

5.2.1 Adhesives

5.2.2 Composite Materials

5.2.3 Thermal Modification

5.2.4 Preservatives

5.3.1 Engineered Wood

5.3.2 Solid Wood

5.3.3 Future Wood

5.3.4 Modular Component

6

CONSTRUCTION

6.1.1 Costing

6.1.2 Procurement

6.1.3 Scheduling

6.1.4 Integrated Project Delivery

6.1.5 Bid Processes

6.2.1 Advanced Wood Systems

6.2.2 Fasteners

6.2.3 Crew Training

6.2.4 Safety

FALL
2016


Concept Development

SPRING
2017


Seek Funding

 

 

SUMMER
2017


Initial Course Development

FALL
2017


Introductory Courses Available

 


2018


Full Course Development

 


2019


Full Course Offerings Available