Andrew Tsay Jacobs is a committee member of the International Code Council’s Ad Hoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings.
Code change proposal will be submitted January 8, 2017.
Proposal includes provisions for buildings of fire-protected mass timber construction to be up to 18 stories and 270ft in height. Fire-protected mass timber construction with limited exposed wood surfaces are proposed to be up to 12 stories and 180ft in height.
Related documents and draft code change proposal can be found here:
DATES OF COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT: March 2016 – Current