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  • Services offered

    Engineer - Fire

  • Has Experience with these building types:

    Assembly (Worship, Restaurant, Theater), Business (Office), Civic (Recreational), Educational, Factory/Industrial, Government, Hotel/Motel, Institutional, Mercantile (Retail), Mixed-Use, Multi-Family (Apartments, Condos), Storage (Warehouse, Parking), Student Housing, Transportation (Airports, Train or Subway Stations)

  • Has Experience with these material types:

    Mass Timber, Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Nail-Laminated Timber (NLT), Dowel-Laminated Timber (DLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT or glulam), Timber-Frame / Post and Beam, Heavy Timber Decking, Hybrid (wood with steel or concrete), Structural Composite Lumber (e.g. LVL and LSL), Wood-Concrete Composite Systems, Light-Frame, I-joists, Lumber, Open-web trusses, Wood structural panels

  • Has experience with these construction types:

    I-A, I-B, II-A, II-B, III-A, III-B, IV-A, IV-B, IV-C, IV-HT, V-A, V-B

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David is a Principal with Arup, based in Washington, DC and specializes in the fire safety of mass timber buildings. For over 20 years David has assisted with fire testing, developing new timber technologies, authoring fire safety design guides, working with timber product suppliers, meeting with building authorities and fire marshals on approvals and completing fire safety solutions for low, mid and high-rise timber buildings. David leads a global team within Arup that works with researchers, architects and developers in the fire safety of timber structures. David works regularly with researchers on solving problems that are directly applicable to medium and high-rise mass timber buildings. David is currently working with project teams on mass timber buildings located throughout the US and internationally.

Work Experience
Mass Timber Construction Manual