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Call for Nominations Open for the 2019 Wood Design AwardsNovember 8, 2018

The call for nominations is open for the 2019 Wood Design Awards. Nominate a deserving architect, engineer or building owner for an innovative and inspiring wood project. Celebrate...

Fire Performance Demonstration Workshop 2.0, hosted by Wood WORKS! BC and the Canadian Wood CouncilNovember 1, 2018

Wood WORKS! BC and the Canadian Wood Council recently hosted a workshop on fire performance where participants from a range of backgrounds in fire service and engineering...

Join naturally:wood on November 6th at the 2018 Wood Solutions Conference in VancouverOctober 24, 2018

Hosted by WoodWORKS! BC, this event will showcase architectural and structural innovations and current trends in wood design and building through specifically designed...

Better Buildings BC incentive plan aims for zeroOctober 17, 2018

A new incentive program is looking to help British Columbia’s construction industry step up to better buildings. The Better Buildings BC incentive program recognizes multi-family...

COFI, CFI launch third annual forestry photo contestOctober 10, 2018

The B.C. Council of Forest Industries (COFI), with media partner Canadian Forest Industries (CFI) Magazine, announced today the annual photo contest showcasing the importance of...

Celebrating National Forest Week September 24, 2018

As part of National Forest Week, B.C.’s forest heritage and the integral role that sustainable forests play in our economy, culture, traditions and history are being celebrated....

Project gallery showcases wood use in educationSeptember 18, 2018

It’s back to school season, and the conversation is turning to school design. Increasingly B.C. is using wood in schools, which support improved performance, productivity and...

EBDs now available for two UBC student residencesSeptember 17, 2018

The Athena Institute has published new Environmental Building Declarations (EBDs) for two 18-storey student residences at the University of British Columbia:...

2018 Community Recognition Awards recipients announced at UBCMSeptember 12, 2018

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

Join naturally:wood at the 2018 Global Buyers MissionSeptember 6, 2018

Hosted by BC Wood, the annual Global Buyers Mission in Whistler, B.C. attracts nearly 800 buyers and manufacturers...

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