Welcome to the course site for Design of Wood Structures (BCT 540) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

This course provides a foundation of wood design concepts for the aspiring wood builders and designers of tomorrow. Contemporary wood structures demonstrate ingenuity and new direction. Efficient in design and environmentally responsible, wood is being integrated into showcase structures in more and more creative and inspiring ways every day.

See you in class.

Meetings: Fall Term – Tu/Th @ 10-11:15, Design Building Room 314

Credits: 3
SPIRE class number (Fall 2017): 35241

Instructor: Dr. Peggi Clouston
Office: Design Building, Room 316
Office hours: Mondays 1:30-3:00 and Thursdays 1:30-2:30. Please email me if you would like to set up an appointment outside of these times.
Email: clouston@umass.edu