The importance of proper detailing and design on the performance of wood assemblies exposed to the environment

April 29, 2008
Publication: Crossing Borders: Proceedings of the 2008 Structures Congress. April 24-26, 2008, Vancouver, BC, Canada, ASCE
Author(s): Judson Taylor Kuivanen, David P.

Abstract: Wood has been, and will continue to be, a valuable resource for construction. Wood is user-friendly and, properly managed and processed, environmentally friendly. While vulnerable to the environment from which it grew, properly designed, constructed and maintained, wood assemblies can last for decades.

Services: Materials Design
Keywords: Wood