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Wood Design Awards in BC - Call for Nominations December 5, 2017

Do you know of any exceptional wood structures completed in the last 3 years?

  • Nominate a deserving architect, engineer or building owner for an...
Join BC Wood at oneTree workshop and seminar featuring art developed by over 50 local artisans December 1, 2017

The oneTree project demonstrates the versatility, beauty and strength generated from a single walnut tree through the art salvaged from its wood. Highlighting the connection between...

Brock Commons Tallwood House
Fast+Epp receives International Award for role in Brock Commons Tallwood House November 20, 2017

On Nov. 17, the Institution of Structural Engineers announced the winners of the 2017 Structural Awards that recognize the best in global engineering.

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StructureCraft opens new state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Abbotsford and expands product line November 16, 2017

StructureCraft is opening its doors today for the grand opening of its new facility in Abbotsford. Using prefabricated wall and roof panels...

Nail-Laminated Timber Canadian Design and Construction Guide Now AvailableNovember 15, 2017

Highlighting Canadian innovation and leadership, Canada’s design and construction community now have free access to detailed expert advice available in the...

Join naturally:wood and over 800 design and building professionals at the 2017 Wood Solutions ConferenceNovember 14, 2017

The 2017 Wood Solutions Conference takes place today at the Vancouver Convention Centre, presented by Wood WORKS! BC and the Canadian Wood Council.

This interactive...

MEC, Vancouver, BC, New Location
New Mountain Equipment Co-op Store to be Built with WoodOctober 26, 2017

Construction has begun on the new location of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC), at the gateway to the Olympic Village in Vancouver. The new flagship store at is scheduled to open in...

Japanese Company Invests in B.C. Wood Pellet CompanyOctober 23, 2017

Sumitomo Corporation of Japan recently acquired a 48% stake in Pacific BioEnergy in Prince George. The investment shows that the B.C. wood products sector is recognized around the...

A recent BCIC Ignite Award could change how commercial wooden buildings are builtOctober 13, 2017

This week the BC Innovation Council (BCIC) announced the four winners of the third...

Kanaka Creek Watershed Stewardship Centre, LMLGA, Metro Vancouver, Community, Award, Wood, Building
Local Governments Recognized for Leadership in Wood Design and BuildingSeptember 29, 2017

Six local governments were recognized at the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Convention in Vancouver for their leadership in the use of wood both architecturally and structurally...

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