Fast+Epp releases new online mass timber design tool

Fast + Epp Structural Engineers have announced the newest web application addition to its Concept Lab collection, the Timber Bay Design Tool.

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Developed by Fast + Epp’s in-house parametric design team, the new Timber Bay Design Tool provides member sizes, volume outputs, and a 3D visualization of any mass timber grid. Calculations are performed in a background script to size up the deck, purlins, girders, and columns. The results are displayed in 3D. The bay data output table displays all the results, along with structural depth and material takeoffs.

The tool is intended to help architects, designers, developers and builders  interested in exploring mass timber options for new projects.