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CLT Design & Structural Engineering Workshop

A CLT home under construction. Picture: Innate Homes

Calling all architects and building professionals to attend The Wood App’s CLT Design & Structural Engineering Workshop.

The Wood App in partnership with Stellenbosch University is hosting a CPD accredited CLT Design & Structural Engineering Workshop on 5 June, 2024. The workshop will welcome the insights and expertise of Jamie Smily and Michael Kloos.


The Wood App was initiated to support the development of a wood building culture in South Africa through online educational resources. Coordinated by the Department of Forest and Wood Science, Stellenbosch University, industry organisations Sawmilling South Africa, the South African Wood Preservers Association, and Fibre Processing and Manufacturing SETA have all made the creation of The Wood App possible.

Workshop details

Date: 5 June, 2024

Time: Registration at 8.30am

Venue: Forest and Wood Science Department, Paul Sauer Building, Bosman Street, Stellenbosch

Cost:   R500 (lunch included)

The Cape Institute for Architecture has assessed and validated this Category One CPD Activity. The activity carries 1 CPD points.


  • CLT design & construction Presenter and Expert: Jamie Smily
  • CLT structural engineering Presenter and Expert: Michael Kloos

Jamie Smilyis a qualified architect who established the first cross-laminated timber factory in South Africa. Since then, Jamie’s company, XLAM, has manufactured many beautiful CLT structures all over South Africa.

Michael Kloos is a professional structural engineer who focuses on timber structures and specifically CLT structures. Michael designed several CLT structures over the past few years and is one of the most experienced engineers in this field in South Africa.

A Knysna home under construction. Picture: XLAM

A Knysna home under construction. Picture: XLAM

Click here to book.

Contact: Philip Crafford at

See the workshop programme here.

The Wood App is South Africa’s leading educational platform for design and use of timber products. The Wood App offers free online courses and hosts in-person workshops.

Top picture: A CLT home under construction. Picture: Innate Homes.

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