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Taylor Cabot is a Preconstruction Manager with Timberlab. She trained as an architect and transitioned into construction when a mission to build community-minded and resilient structures led her to embrace mass timber. After joining the timber movement in 2014, she quickly became involved in the some of the most innovative and boundary pushing mass timber projects in North America. Most notably, her work on Carbon12 in Portland, Oregon garnered her a Women of Vision award. With Swinerton and now, Timberlab, Cabot has continued to push the mass timber envelope managing Ascent, the tallest hybrid timber structure in the world and recently topping out on the first Type VI-C project in the US.
Have you considered how a shift to mass timber construction could revolutionize the building industry and our environment? This episode explores that with Chris Evans, the President of Timberlab. Their mission? To accelerate the adoption of mass timber in mainstream construction. Chris leads us through the intricate world of mass timber pre-construction, fabrication and installation, smashing common misconceptions along the way. Prefabricated pieces, high tech machinery, and specialists with a comprehensive understanding of timber hardware and connections - that's mass timber installation for you! From the Portland International Airport to Milwaukee's awe-inspiring Ascent project, Chris shares how Timberlab has been instrumental in shaping the landscape of mass timber construction over the past six years. We also get a glimpse into Chris's journey surrounding the start of Timberlab. Inspired by his time at Swinerton, and his vision for the future of mass timber construction, Chris helped start what is now an industry powerhouse pushing the entire industry forward. Join us to discover more about the evolving world of mass timber, the pioneers propelling its adoption, and what's on the horizon for this sustainable construction method.
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