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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...

Watch our latest video on Sustainable Forest ManagementSeptember 27, 2017

Learn more about those who live around—and for—BC’s forests by watching our new video on sustainable forest management. Also, for more...

Brock Commons, Tallwood House, UBC, Wood, Tall Wood
New videos on Brock Commons availableSeptember 18, 2017

Students are now living in Brock Commons Tallwood House, the world’s tallest mass timber hybrid building at the University of British Columbia. Located in Vancouver, B.C., the...

Tall Wood Buildings Book Launch March 31, 2017

B.C. architects Michael Green (of Michael Green Architecture) and Jim Taggart launched their new book on tall wood buildings on March 30th at Inform Interiors. The book includes 13...

2017 Wood Design AwardsMarch 7, 2017

The 2017 Wood WORKS! Wood Design Awards in BC took place on March 6th at the Vancouver Convention Centre, one of four events held as part of...

Comparing B.C. to the World: Forest Regulation and Certification FactsheetFebruary 6, 2017

B.C.’s world-leading sustainable forest management was confirmed in a recent research study. In 2016, Indufor, an international forestry consulting company, examined forest...

Wood Design & Construction Solutions Conference Speaker Highlight: Boris IskraJanuary 27, 2017

View Wood Works! BC’s new video highlighting one of the speakers presenting at the Wood Design & Construction Solutions Conference taking place February 28 to March 1 2017 in...

B.C. announces first major commercial wood demonstration project in IndiaJanuary 19, 2017

Premier Christy Clark today announced that the largest shipment of mass timber
from British Columbia to India is en route.

The shipment also includes lumber and will be...

Wood Design Awards in BC – Call for Nominations January 5, 2017

Just one week left to nominate a deserving architect, engineer or building owner for an innovative and inspiring wood project. The deadline for nominations is 
January 12,...

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