Eric Karsh encourages wood timber engineers to share their knowledge

Eric Karsh talks knowledge transfer in timber engineering

The growing demand for renewable building materials calls for knowledge transfer across the globe. Eric Karsh, Principal at Equilibrium Consulting Inc., encourages all professionals to join Metsä Wood’s Open Source Wood initiative and share innovations in large-scale, modular wood construction.

Engineer Eric Karsh
13.9.2017
Eric Karsh

​Share your expertise and help wood construction grow

The growing demand for renewable building materials calls for knowledge transfer across the globe. Eric Karsh, Principal at Equilibrium Consulting Inc., encourages all professionals to join Metsä Wood’s Open Source Wood initiative and share innovations in large-scale, modular wood construction.

Modern, “high-tech” timber is a relatively new thing. The fact that engineered wood is still not among the most popular building materials  has greatly to do with lack of education. Even today, one can get an architectural or engineering degree without knowing anything about modern wood construction. Open Source Wood is addressing the innovation part of the challenge, but there is also a need for an online university in timber engineering and wood construction.

Join the Open Source Wood initiative.

 

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