Hanszen College - Mass Timber in Student Housing Tour

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July 19, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hanszen College
6350 Main St.
Houston, TX

Brought to you by the Committee On The Environment

Join Committee on the Environment, Wednesday, July 19, for a tour of Hanszen College - Mass Timber in Student Housing


The project team for the Rice University Hanszen College will discuss the journey of using mass timber for a student housing project in Houston, TX. Discussions will cover the benefits and challenges of a timber project, the anticipated sustainability outcomes, building code considerations during construction, and constructability issues discovered during construction.

Owner/Developer: Rice University

Design Architect: Barkow Leibinger Gesellschaft von Architekten mbH

Architect of Record: Kirksey Architecture

Landscape Architect: OJB

Civil: Walter P Moore

Contractor: Forney Construction

MEP: E&C Engineers & Consultants Inc

Commissioning: Engineered Air Balance

Structural Design:  Knippers Helbig

Structural Engineer of Record: Ensight Haynes Whaley

Telecom/Security:  4B Technology


Wednesday, July 19, 4pm-5pm

AIA Credit: 1.0 HSW