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Surrey Memorial Hospital Emergency Department and Critical Care Tower Featured on Wood Innovates BCJanuary 2, 2020

The bold, striking use of wood throughout the space — uncommon in such health-care settings— softens the hospital’s institutional feel and creates a calm, stress-reducing connection...

On the Move with B.C. WoodDecember 16, 2019

Wood’s resilience, versatility, durability and thermal characteristics provide valuable benefits as a building material in transit infrastructure. For travellers, the use of exposed...

Naturally Wood Continuing Education Units Now AvailableDecember 4, 2019

British Columbia wood and mass timber is being used in innovative building design and construction solutions throughout the province. Learn about the latest wood design and...

Prince George Airport Expansion Featured on Wood Innovates BCDecember 2, 2019

With its wide-ranging use of different wood species, the Prince George Airport demonstrates how a high-traffic building can benefit from the resilience,...

Wood is a Strong Performer in Pools and Ice Arenas November 28, 2019

Municipalities are discovering wood is a valuable material when constructing indoor swimming pools and ice arenas. Wood offers a warm aesthetic, tolerability to humidity in addition...

Strong RootsNovember 15, 2019

Wood and mass timber use in community, civic and recreational aquatic facilities throughout B.C. is growing. ...

Trout Lake Ice Rink Featured on Wood Innovates BCNovember 12, 2019

Located in John Hendry Park in east Vancouver, this ice rink was the first phase in the replacement of an aging community centre facility. The rink served as a practice facility for...

Wood on the Rise in Residential and HotelsOctober 24, 2019

Advancements in construction technology, modernized building codes, and a demand for sustainable design are making wood the right choice for a variety of residential and hotel...

Emerging Building Systems and Wood InnovationOctober 17, 2019

B.C. architects, engineers and building experts continue to explore opportunities to adopt and streamline mass-timber and wood-...

Winning with WoodOctober 9, 2019

More multi-family developers are discovering that the innovative use of wood and mass-timber construction doesn’t just save money, it can be a competitive advantage. Wood can offer...

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