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Roland T. Stern Learning Center

Gainesville, FL
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    Mass Timber

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The University of Florida School of Forest Resources and Conservation set out to create a new conference building providing its visitors a serene experience in the forest, emphasizing the importance of natural resources to our lives. The Roland T. Stern Learning Center is located on a wooded site adjacent to Lake Mize and incorporates natural cypress elements. Every year, thousands of people from numerous local organizations utilize the building for events.

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    Timber-Frame / Post and Beam, Heavy Timber Decking, Light-Frame, Open-web trusses

Companies Involved:
  • The Brentwood Company

    General Contractor

Individuals Involved:
  • Joe Walker


  • Chris Gmuer

    Structural Engineer

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