Retrofit Magazine – June 26, 2015

Wholetrees Announces Course Accreditation With Aia Ces And Usgbc

WholeTrees Architecture & Structures, Madison, Wis., a manufacturer of round-timber frame structures for commercial and residential environments, announces its course accreditation with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education System (CES) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). WholeTrees’ certified continuing education course, titled “Why Trees are Stronger than Wood” (AIA Course #: WTST001; USGBC GBCI#: 0920003324), targets architects, designers and builders, encouraging professionals to consider round-timber structural solutions, rather than traditional lumber, steel or concrete. The course is designed to educate professionals about the innate economic, sustainable and durable advantages of small diameter round-timber over traditional structural systems...

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