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LEED V4 Shifts Emphasis of Environmentally-Friendly Construction Material to WoodSeptember 3, 2014

A report published this month by Dovetail Partners analyzes how LEED V4 emphasizes wood as the most environmentally-friendly construction material and will bring increased...

2014 Wood Solutions Fair VancouverAugust 25, 2014

Recognized as the premier event in Canada dedicated to design and construction with wood and wood products, the 2014 Wood Solutions Fair in Vancouver will be attended by more than 1...

British Columbia Wood Center Stage at TED 2014 Conference August 11, 2014

The community stage for the TED 2014 conference in Vancouver, British Columbia highlights the finest B.C. wood from Interfor mills, and the work ofVancouver architect Michael Green...

Custom Wood Design & FurnitureAugust 5, 2014

nakedwood, a Vancouver based creative wood design company is serious about reclaimed and sustainably harvested wood products. After being in the industry for over seven years...

Nominations Open for Wood Works! B.C.'s Community Recognition AwardsJuly 24, 2014

The Community Recognition Awards are presented annually to communities that have specified the use of wood in a local project.

Nominated projects may be cultural,...

What's Your Favourite B.C. Building?July 24, 2014

To celebrate 100 years of architecture in British Columbia, the Architecture Foundation of British Columbia (AFBC) is proud to announce the 100 Best Buildings Contest. The AFBC is...

B.C. Expertise Helping Rebuild Japanese CommunitiesJuly 23, 2014

B.C. wood construction leaders are still helping rebuild Japanese communities devastated by a tsunami in early 2011.

The federal and provincial governments along with the...

Two B.C. Buildings Featured via Architectural RecordJuly 21, 2014

Can you teach an old material new tricks?

Three projects under construction in North America demonstrate that timber can be used as an alternative to concrete, steel, and...

TED Theatre: A Traveling ShowJuly 14, 2014

Traveling Show: A pop-up theater assembled inside a giant ballroom brings new scale to portability.

Having designed theater sets for Broadway shows and the Oscars, architect...

New Video: The Benefits of Wood in Building Construction July 7, 2014

Natural Resources Canada has developed a new video highlighting the benefits of wood in building construction.

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