In this episode of Fire TS Laboratory Speak Up V-log they are talking to Emeritus Professor Dr. Andy Buchanan about the mass timber in high-rise buildings, its fire resistance and overall performance. Dr. Andy Buchanan is one of the pioneers of modern timber construction. Dr. Buchanan has worked for many years in the field of timber engineering, earthquake engineering, and fire engineering converting cutting edge research results into industry solutions. He has been president of the New Zealand Timber Design Society. Dr. Andy Buchanan is an author of Structural Design for Fire Safety and the New Zealand Timber Design Guide.