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Abbotsford Senior Secondary School Featured on Wood Innovates BCSeptember 20, 2019

Located seventy kilometres east of Vancouver in the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford Senior Secondary School features wood as part of a major rehabilitation and replacement project....

Join naturally:wood at the 2019 Global Buyers MissionSeptember 12, 2019

Hosted by BC Wood, the annual...

Timber is Top of the ClassSeptember 10, 2019

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School features wood as part of a major rehabilitation and replacement project. Central to its design is an intricate timber rotunda rood built out of...

B.C. Wood: A Growing Part of the NeighbourhoodAugust 29, 2019

For many, recreation centres are becoming a home away from home. Showcasing the beauty of wood, British Columbia (B.C.) forest products from sustainably managed forests are being...

How the City of Surrey is Winning with Wood August 13, 2019

Within the last decade, the City of Surrey has made significant investments in civic and community buildings, many of which not only incorporate wood and mass timber, but represent...

MEC Head Office Featured on Wood Innovates BCJuly 31, 2019

The head office of MEC is a unique a four-storey building in the False Creek Flats of East Vancouver. MEC chose wood for their head office to support the company’s values and...

Canada Investing to Grow Markets for B.C. Wood ProductsJuly 25, 2019

The Government of Canada is investing in Canada’s resources to boost economic competitiveness while protecting our environment. By promoting innovative wood products from...

Resilient and beautiful: wood wins heartsJuly 24, 2019

Commercial and industrial buildings are incorporating more wood into their construction. Along with the strength needed to last in heavy duty applications, wood has its own unique...

Mid-rise transforms view on wood-frame and mass-timber constructionJuly 9, 2019

Did you know that in North America the technology already exists to build a four-storey mid-rise in the space of a week? Prefabricated mass timber is not only cheaper, it also means...

Winners selected in CleanBC Better Buildings competitionJuly 5, 2019

Eleven building projects have been selected as winners in a juried competition to support the design and construction of energy-efficient buildings. The Net-Zero Energy-Ready...

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