Reciprocal Frame Systems

This presentation will provide an overview of reciprocal framing systems, showing examples of well-known structural forms such as lamella arches, as well as less common radial and triangular frames.  It will also provide some technical guidance as well as a case study attempting to outline some of the potential benefits to reciprocal framing systems in buildings.

Session Details

Session ID: 
54CE
Time: 
Thursday, May 25th, 2017: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Accreditation: 
1.5 Structured/Core AIA LU
Venue : 
Shaw
Level: 
1
Room: 
103

Session Speaker(s)

J. David Bowick, PEO, APENS, APEGNB, APEPEI, PEGNL, APEGM, APEGS, APEGA, APEGBC, APEY, NAPEG

Principal, Blackwell Structural Engineers

David has received many industry honours since he began his career in 1990. His inventive approach to design has made him sought-after, particularly when a project calls for innovative solutions. He is a four time recipient of the WoodWorks Building the Future engineer award, and has received awards for his work in wood, concrete, architectural steel and tensile fabric structures.

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