Step behind the scenes with Jennifer Cover, President & CEO of WoodWorks, as she interviews the project team on the Ascent project, currently under construction in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Get an in-depth look at Ascent straight from the experts - in a part video tour and part sit-down Q&A format - as they build their way to the top of the tallest mass timber structure in the world.
Video production courtesy of WoodWorks. Interview features include representation with insights and expertise from C.D. Smith Construction, Korb + Associates Architects, Thornton Tomasetti Engineering, and Ascent owners, New Land Enterprises.
Behind the scenes look at building the world's tallest hybrid mass timber tower | Ascent Milwaukee
WoodWorks’ President & CEO, Jennifer Cover, P.E. and C.D. Smith Project Manager, Chris Johansen discuss building the world's tallest hybrid mass timber tower, New Land Enterprises’ Ascent project, at the jobsite in Milwaukee.
*Note: This is a video excerpt from a 48-minute video tour with project team interviews produced by WoodWorks | Wood Products Council. Interviews featured in the full-length version include representation with insights and expertise from C.D. Smith Construction, Korb + Associates Architects, Thornton Tomasetti Engineering, and Ascent owners, New Land Enterprises.
Watch the full-length feature in its entirety to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Ascent project from various perspectives at https://www.cdsmith.com/ascent#woodworks-video.
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At 284 feet tall, Ascent MKE is poised to become the world's tallest mass timber structure. The 25-story residential tower will be home to 259 luxury apartments constructed on a six-story cast-in-place concrete parking structure. As one of the construction team leaders, C.D. Smith would like to ensure you of our commitment to safety and a positive experience throughout construction by being your source for the latest news and construction updates. Scroll down to discover features and amenities, quick facts and a running list of article links to everything in the news since construction began in August 2020. Subscribe to get notified of new updates and stay current with the latest media news on this exciting project.
Tim Gokhman | New Land Enterprises, owner + developer
Jim Wiechmann | Wiechmann Enterprises, development partner
Jason Korb | Korb + Associates Architects, architect + building design & approvals
John Peronto | Thornton Tomasetti, structural engineer
Dave Kwiatkowski | C.D. Smith, general contractor
Matt Burow | Catalyst Construction, general contractor
Christopher Evans | Swinerton Mass Timber, procurement, logistics & installation
Justin Johnson | JSD Professional Services, surveying & civil site design
David Barber | ARUP, ﬁre safety consulting