Project Code: STATE-USA-OBO-81
|Project Title||Mass Timber Embassy|
|Project Summary||Research and design mass timber buildings with the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations!|
|Agency||Department of State|
|Number of Interns||2|
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.
Architecture and design students will have the opportunity to produce a portfolio-ready project.