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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...

The Shore Featured on Wood Innovates BCOctober 7, 2019

Located a few blocks from the North Vancouver waterfront, The Shore is a multi-building residential development including both five and six-storey wood-frame buildings constructed...

Timber Adds Class to Schools September 25, 2019

Having wood visible in learning spaces has been shown to lower stress and improve concentration and test performance. Along with...

2019 Community Recognition Awards recipients announced at UBCMSeptember 25, 2019

Leadership in structural and architectural wood use by local governments was recognized today at the Union of BC Municipalities (...

Celebrating National Forest WeekSeptember 23, 2019

As part of National Forest Week, B.C.’s forest heritage and the integral role...

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....

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