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Talking Timber Webinar – Timber and Acoustics – 23 May 2024

This first Talking Timber webinar of 2024 will cover Timber Buildings and Acoustics

Sound insulation is often perceived as a vulnerability in timber buildings. With good design, this need not be the case. This short webinar focuses on the principles of sound control and the application of it in timber buildings. It is aimed at architects, engineers and other built environment professionals in South Africa who want to understand acoustic design in wood structures.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Phillip Crafford – Stellenbosch University – Timber buildings and acoustics
  • Niel Crafford PlanEco / Crafford & Crafford Architects – Case Study: Timber Buildings in Southern Africa – Ponta Membene
  • Mark O’Connor – Rothoblaas – Technology for Acoustics treatment available in South Africa.

THIS WEBINAR IS PROUDLY BROUGHT TO YOUR SCREEN BY ROTHO BLAAS SOUTH AFRICA, SAWMILLING SOUTH AFRICA, YORK TIMBERS AND THE UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA, AS WELL AS STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY.

  • Please visit thewoodapp.com for a host of free online courses. 
  • The webinar will be recorded and made available on ⁠Sawmilling South Africa’s YouTube channel. You will also find past webinars on this platform.
  • CPD: The South African Institute of Architects is currently assessing the application for CPD. 
  • You can download the PDF attached for easier sharing with a colleague via email or WhatsApp

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