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Brock Commons Phase 1 is an 18-storey hybrid mass timber residence under construction at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The building will be...

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"Amber" is a design project started by two students at Emily Carr University of Art + Design that explores the emotional connections we have with wood and aims...

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Brock Commons Phase 1 is an 18-storey mass timber hybrid residence under construction at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The building will be...

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Innovative new technologies and building systems have enabled longer wood spans, taller walls and higher buildings, contributing to a wider range of wood...

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The Hillcrest Aquatic Centre forms part of the new Riley Park Community Centre in Vancouver's Hillcrest Park. During the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter...

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Hubert Rhomberg discusses his experience of building the CREE LifeCycle Tower, an eight-storey building that was constructed in 8 days located in Austria....

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The University of British Columbia's Earth Sciences Building has an extensive and innovative use of cross laminated timber. The facility has two five-storey...

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In the context of climate change, sustainably managed forests -- and the products derived from them -- play an essential mitigating role. Forests are one of...

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Evidence-based design points to the use of wood construction, both as an interior and structural building material, to promote health and well-being in health...

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Innovative new technologies and building systems have enabled longer wood spans, taller walls and higher buildings, contributing to a wider range of wood...

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Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is an outdoor retail cooperative with over four million members and annual sales of more than $300 million. MEC’s commitment to...

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Cross-laminated timber (CLT) has gained traction since 2000 in the emerging green building movement. Engineered wood products offer a strong combination of...

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The City of North Vancouver Civic Centre Renovation is a showcase for wood innovation, with state-of-the-art design fabrication behind the roof panel system,...

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When it comes to mid-rise development, architects have a code-compliant, cost-effective resource in wood. Over the years, wood frame construction has shown...

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With growing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint of the built environment, building designers are increasingly being called upon to balance functionality...

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The warmth, versatility and durability of wood led Michael Green, Principal of mgb Architecture & Design, to specify wood for the Prince George and Ottawa...

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The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), located in Vancouver, British Columbia, is an interdisciplinary academic centre; the building is...

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The Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) is the tallest wood building in Prince George and the tallest contemporary wood building in North America....

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British Columbia (B.C.), Canada is an international leader in sustainable forest management. In B.C., 200 million seedlings are planted per year. To date, B.C...

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Set to become a cultural hub for the 3,000 residents of Elkford, the Elkford Community Conference Centre is expected to enhance the community's ability to...

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

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This 8 minute video shows how British Columbia's sustainable forest management serves the needs of our people, our environment and our customers worldwide.

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naturally:wood presents structural design and transportation featuring the Brentwood Town Centre Station, Lansdowne Station and the Kingsway Pedestrian Bridge...

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Graham Finch shares the basic principles of wood construction in mid-rise buildings. Innovative new technologies and building systems have enabled longer wood...

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When completed, the WIDC will be the tallest contemporary wood building in North America, building on B.C.'s expertise and global reputation as an innovative...

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During the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the Richmond Oval hosted long track speed skating competitions and a variety of other events. ...

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The North Shore Credit Union Environmental Learning Centre (ELC) is an addition to the North Vancouver Outdoor School (NVOS) located in Brackendale near...

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Innovative new technologies and building systems have enabled longer wood spans, taller walls and higher buildings, contributing to a wider range of wood...

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The Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC) expansion is a project that achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification. As the...

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Liam Dewar discusses mid-rise buildings in the UK which utilizes CLT as the structural system. Innovative new technologies and building systems have enabled...

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Advancements in wood technology, systems and products, together with performance-based building codes have fueled interest in building with mass timber in mid-...

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Wood can be used in many types of buildings, from single-family homes to multi-story condominiums and offices, schools, health facilities, recreational centers...

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People spend as much as 90 per cent of their time inside buildings, and for children, adolescents and an increasing number of young adults, most of this time...

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