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Wood as a Restorative Material in Healthcare EnvironmentsFebruary 24, 2015

FPInnovations and Sally Augustin, Design with Science,has released a report that draws the link between the use of wood in the built environment and pro health outcomes. While the...

Wood Design Awards Nomination Deadline: January 15, 2015January 5, 2015

Nominate yourself or your favourite architect, engineer, technologist, technician, designer or innovator for the 2015Wood Design Awards.

The Wood Design Awards helps...

British Columbia wood. Sustainable by nature. Innovative by design.December 22, 2014

FraserWood is a participating partner in the Boston Society of Architects' (BSA) open design competition Urban Timber: From Seed to City. FraserWood supplied all of the timbers for...

2015 International Wood SymposiumDecember 16, 2014

Value, Quality and Efficiency: Taking Design and Construction to the Next Level

The 2015 International Wood Symposium is a one...

New Case Study: B.C. Wood Arenas - Design and Construction of Wood Recreational FacilitiesDecember 8, 2014

Traditionally, sport arenas built using structural timber required custom designs. Structures built using lumber were not a viable option for long span structures. These buildings...

New Video: From Coast Forests to YouDecember 1, 2014

Wood is the material of choice on B.C.۪s coast, making it ideal for both small and large scale construction. It is beautiful, creating and enhancing both interior and exterior work...

Japan Chooses Canadian WoodNovember 26, 2014

FPInnovations' high performance Midply Wall System is featured in the winning design for the construction of a five-storey, 9,023m2 elderly care facility in Tokyo's Adachi Ward....

Thompson Rivers University Law SchoolNovember 17, 2014

The 400-foot-long roof at the Thompson Rivers University۪s (TRU۪s) campus in Kamloops, British Columbiatransformed this insipid...

Whistler Museum to Be One with NatureNovember 12, 2014

When construction crews finish the $30 million Audain Art Museum in Whistler in fall 2015, they will have finished B.C.'s largest purpose-built museum and a structure that takes...

B.C. Supports Wood Innovation with Opening of WIDCOctober 31, 2014

The Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC), one of the tallest contemporary wood buildings in North America, officially opened today, on budget and on time, further positioning B....

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