Brock Commons Tallwood House mass timber installation Photo: KK Law
Nate Bergen discusses installing mass timber on world-leading projects
Take a listen as the Construction Record’s Warren Frey speaks with Kinsol Timber Systems project development manager Nate Bergen about his work on iconic mass timber buildings in British Columbia including Brock Commons Tallwood House on The University of British Columbia campus and the Richmond Oval along with his recent work in San Jose, CA. building a mass timber building for Google.
The interview covers a lot of ground including:
- How mass timber construction differs from traditional construction methods.
- Advice for anyone looking to design and install using mass timber.
- How prefabrication, modularization, and pre-planning are crucial to building with mass timber though “there hasn’t been a project where we haven’t left a little sawdust on the floor.”
- Insights into the future of mass timber.