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The Wood Innovation Research Lab Achieves Passive House Certification July 12, 2018

The Wood Innovation Research Lab has met and exceeded the exacting internationally recognized Passive House.

Building an ultra-energy efficient industrial-style building in a...

Explore the Mountain Equipment Co-op virtual tourJune 28, 2018

Through its commitment to the environment, Mountain Equipment Co-op demonstrates sustainability throughout all aspects of its organization, including a commitment to green building...

Brock Commons Tallwood House virtual tour now available to exploreJune 21, 2018

Highlighting the University of British Columbia’s commitment to sustainability and a need for increased student residence spaces, Brock Commons Tallwood House showcases how mass...

Progress Continues on New Recreation Centre Project in HazeltonJune 19, 2018

Work is continuing on Hazelton's new arena -- with the aim of having a new indoor ice surface ready for use by the end of the year. The Upper Skeena Recreation Centre is also being...

Building Green with WoodJune 12, 2018

A recently released video by Seeker, digital media network and content publisher, describes how architects are building green while planning for the future. Canada is a global...

Upcoming Multifamily Project in British Columbia Combines Passive House and Mass TimberJune 8, 2018

The municipality of Esquimalt has given the go-ahead to a development that will offer community-oriented, Passive House–certified, market-rate condominium housing at prices middle...

The Art of WoodMay 31, 2018

The Audain Art Museum has won an Award for International Excellence for its seamless marriage of location and material.

The Royal Institute of British Architects announced...

Samuel Brighouse Elementary Virtual Tour now available to exploreMay 11, 2018

Designing today’s school facilities demand economically and environmentally sustainable solutions that can simultaneously create safe and inspiring learning atmospheres. This has...

Investment in wood science supports student innovation, researchMay 2, 2018

The UNBC Wood Innovation Research Laboratory, a new facility geared to building tall, large-scale wood structures, officially opened this week, with an announcement of additional...

‘Forests Forever’ project at Forest Discovery Centre gets $400K boostApril 30, 2018

The BC Forest Discovery Centre’s $1.3 million Forests Forever project is getting a $400,000 boost from the Island Coastal Economic Trust.

Aimed at injecting new life into the...

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