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UBC's Timber Tower Starts to RiseJune 8, 2016

Construction on the University of British Columbia's landmark, 18-storey, mass-timber Brock Commons student residence has begun. This week, contractors began trucking in wood...

Governor General’s Medals Reward Innovation in Wood DesignMay 20, 2016

The Governor General’s Medals in Architecture for 2016 include two B.C. projects using innovative mass timber structures, the...

Naturally:wood Attends AIBC Conference in Vancouver May 16-18, 2016May 16, 2016

Russell Acton of Acton Ostry Architects Inc. is presenting at the Architectural Institute of British Columbia’s Annual Conference on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 1:30-3:00 pm and will...

Tackle Climate Change By Using WoodApril 22, 2016

This Earth Day, view our new naturally:wood infographic to learn more about the important role B.C.’s...

Third-Party Forest Certification in B.C. FactsheetApril 20, 2016

Read this factsheet to learn more about how third-party forest certification demonstrates the rigour of the Province of British Columbia’s (B.C.) forest management laws and...

The Government of B.C. Invests $8 Million in B.C. Forest Products & Market DevelopmentApril 8, 2016

Premier Christy Clark announced today that the Government of British Columbia is investing $8 million to promote the use of B.C. wood, foster the innovative use of wood and wood...

Wood Highrises Designed in B.C. are Sustainable and SafeMarch 9, 2016

The search for ways to build greener, more energy-efficient buildings has triggered a 21st century version of the old skyscraper race, but these contestants aren't made of concrete...

Innovative Wood Buildings in B.C.March 2, 2016

Across the province, communities are incorporating wood innovation in public buildings, helping lower their carbon footprint and providing warmth and natural beauty to public spaces...

2015 Wood Design Awards B.C.March 2, 2016

The annual Wood Design Awards of B.C. aim to honor excellence in wood-based projects and to recognize the people and organizations that are pioneering and achieving this objective...

2016 Wood Design Awards in B.C.March 1, 2016

More than 350 distinguished design and building professionals, including architects, engineers, designers, project teams, industry sponsors and guests, gathered to honour the...

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