Project Code: STATE-USA-OBO-81

Mass Timber Embassy

Project Title Mass Timber Embassy
Project Summary Research and design mass timber buildings with the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations!
Country United States
Agency Department of State
DoS Office OBO/PDCS/DE/AD
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 2
Project Description

Increased code acceptance and testing has led the Department of State to begin considering mass timber as a viable material choice for embassies, consulates, and more. Working as individuals or teams, students will research and present on mass timber and its potential applications for diplomatic facilities. Help us learn about all aspects of mass timber including sustainability, construction, and design.

Preference will be given to students in Architecture, Engineering, or related fields.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Design thinking
Research
Additional Information

Architecture and design students will have the opportunity to produce a portfolio-ready project.