The Government of British Columbia’s Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) in the City of Prince George showcases BC’s expertise and global reputation as a leader in wood design and advanced wood product applications.
The 29.5m tall, six-storey building is one of the world’s tallest modern wood buildings.
The project was delivered under a design-build agreement with the Crown Corporation, Partnerships BC acting as the owner’s representative. The building was designed and constructed utilizing a broad range of traditional and advanced techniques.
The project incorporates a number of wood products including cross-laminated timber (CLT), glulam beams and columns, laminated veneer lumber (LVL), parallel strand lumber (PSL), oriented strand board (OSB), plywood, and dimension lumber.