Adhered masonry does not meet code because seismic testing does not exist in our industry; until now. There are a few common examples where a "Standard of Care" is met without meeting Code in common built solutions. 3 years worth of testing finished April 2023. This presentation summarizes the results and how to apply to your building. The process of adding information to the "Field of Knowledge" will be explored.
With 29 years of experience working as an enclosure focused Architect, Building Scientist, University of Oregon Professor and Contractor, Sean Scott has made a habit of contributing to the building industry field of knowledge. He is known as a “process-driven” high value member of the enclosure field in the Pacific North West. With his clear, concise communication style, Sean leads his firm of almost 250 staff for Enclosures through consulting, research, and education. Sean has spoken at over 50 venues some international. Sean is currently an “Associate Principal + Technical Advocate” within Ankrom Moisan Architects. Sean has worked in London, England, Ghana, West Africa, and across the United States.
1 AIA LU/HSW