AIA Northern Virginia
Designing with Hardwood Veneer & Challenges of Wood Doors in Coastal Environments
October 11

At the Chapter House, 1101 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

The Small Firms Roundtable presents two seminars on wooden doors and hardwood veneer, offering 2 LU|HSW.

Challenges of Wood Doors in Coastal Environments
Learning Objectives:
   • Understanding the coastal environment
   • Are your clients’ projects in the danger zone?
   • Wood doors used through history
   • Proper wood species selection
   • Hardware and weather strip considerations
   • Sealing a wood door
   • Elevations and overhang
   • Importance of screen doors
   • Impact rated products
   • Water rated products

Designing with Hardwood Veneer
This program will provide information on planning interior wall and fixture surfaces with hardwood veneer including:
   • Wood veneer production
   • Slicing methods and specification
   • Grain and figure; how they affect your design
   • Grade requirements: allowable characteristics and identifying defects
   • Availability in LEED® projects.
   • Avoiding specification errors
   • Practical limitations to what you can do with wood veneer
   • Leaf to leaf matching, panel matching, room matching
   • Sketch faces
   • Shop drawing requirements & your expectations
   • Sample requirements & approvals for the record

Organized by the Small Firms Committee and presented by Marc Held, CSI, CDT, with Upstate Door.  2 LU|HSW. $10 for AIA members; $20 for non-members. Lunch provided by Upstate Door.