Demi Fang

Sustainability of joinery in modern timber construction

What quantifiable benefits might be associated with switching from metallic fastener connections to all-timber joinery connections in modern timber construction?

Related publications:

Fang, Demi L., and Caitlin Mueller. 2021. “Mortise-and-tenon joinery for modern timber construction: Quantifying the embodied carbon of an alternative structural connection.” Architecture, Structures and Construction.

Fang, Demi L. 2020. “Timber Joinery in Modern Construction: Mechanical Behavior of Wood-Wood Connections.” M.S., Cambridge, MA, USA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.