CTBUH UK Presents: Timber Structures – How building in hybrid can reach new heights/

Organiser: Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

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10 July, 2024


Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat


United Kingdom




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Join the UK Chapter for an engaging panel discussion on the benefits and challenges of using timber in combination with other materials to push the boundaries of modern construction. An expert panel will share insights into how hybrid timber structures are redefining building capabilities and sustainability goals.

What We Can Learn from the Present:

Gain a comprehensive understanding of current trends and successful case studies in hybrid timber construction. Our speakers will discuss the practical applications, design considerations, and performance metrics that are shaping the industry today.

What to Expect in the Future:

Explore the future of hybrid timber structures and their potential to revolutionise the construction landscape. Our panelists will offer predictions and visionary ideas on emerging technologies, regulatory changes, and the evolving role of timber in achieving carbon-neutral buildings.



17:30    Arrival

18:00    Welcome

18:05    Introduction from Ben Lewis, Design Director, AECOM (Event Chair)

18:15     Presentations by panellists

 Lucas Epp, Vice President & Head of Engineering, StructureCraft
Darina Zlateva, Director, KPF
Steve Colomb, Development Manager, Dexus
Elias Anka, Senior Environmental Specialist Associate Principal, KPF
Jon Leach, Director, AECOM

18:45    Discussion and Q&A

19:30     Networking

21:00     Event Close


Photo Credit: Ned Meldrum

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