Practical Mass Timber Site Visit Tour in Toronto

29 August 2023

Have you ever been inside a mass timber building under construction? Well now is your chance—and you won’t even need your hard hat or steel toes for this site visit! 

Join site manager Phil Silverstein and Jay Zhao of Moriyama Teshima Architects ofra walkthrough of one of Toronto’s most talked about construction sites: Limberlost Place—the first institutional tall wood building in Canada. 

During the tour, Phil and Jay share the many stories, innovations, and challenges behind this remarkable project: from the design and implementation of its innovative structural system to dealing with moisture during construction and its unique approach to ventilation. There is so much to see and learn at Limberlost Place and we are so grateful to have had the opportunity to record this experience for you!

Ready to explore? Click on the link below to watch the full 35-minute tour that will take you from the ground floor to the rooftop!

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Source: Toronto Society of Architects

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