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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.

Gambier Island HouseJuly 2, 2014

mcfarlane green biggar architecture + design has developeda residential home on Gambier Island, built with a hybrid steel and composite wood structural system.

Wood Design Awards B.C.June 16, 2014

The Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards bring together people from all sectors to recognize leadership and innovation in wood use. The awards also serve as an opportunity to publicly...

New Case Study: Surrey Memorial Hospital Critical Care TowerJune 14, 2014

The completion of the Critical Care Tower (CCT) at Surrey Memorial Hospital provides strong evidence that Canada۪s healthcare sector now recognizes the important role that can be...

Furniture Inspiration from the Art of Japanese Flower Arranging (Article)June 9, 2014

Vancouver furniture designer Brent Comber, whose elegantly simple pieces exploring the materials of the Pacific Northwest have won him international renown, has a new furniture...

Mid-Rise and Mass Timber Wood Construction in B.C. VideosJune 4, 2014

Mid-rise wood frame construction (four to six storeys) is becoming increasingly popular as a means of boosting densification, containing urban sprawl, and respecting infrastructure...

Summary Report: Survey of International Tall Wood BuildingsMay 29, 2014

Over the past several years, a number of tall wood projects have been completed around the world, demonstrating successful applications of new wood and mass timber technologies....

Learn about B.C. Wood Species and ProductsMay 19, 2014

British Columbia۪s productive forests are a rich and diverse source of wood fibre, including species unique to this western-most region of Canada. These versatile, high-quality...

Learn About the Key Benefits and Features of Building with WoodMay 12, 2014

The Building Green with Wood Toolkit is a resource when considering building rating systems, codes and any other green۪-related initiatives.

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