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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...

Naturally Wood showcases more than 65 leading wood projectsJune 20, 2019

British Columbia’s cutting‐edge wood architecture and design are featured in the newly released book, Naturally Wood. B.C.’s leadership in the wood building sector is progressive...

New Wood WORKS! BC Case Study on Wood in Commercial BuildingsJune 11, 2019

Wood WORKS! BC recently released its latest case study on commercial buildings. This case study examines two wood buildings, both with primary retail commercial occupancies, but...

Fire Safety & Security Resources From WoodWORKS! BCJune 5, 2019

Wood WORKS! BC with the assistance of the Canadian Wood Council has expanded its website to include a special section highlighting fire resources to help support and advance design...

Download the e-book - Naturally WoodMay 28, 2019

Naturally Wood, a collection of 65 innovative B.C. buildings and projects featuring wood, is now available. The 160-page collection is designed to inspire, inform and celebrate B.C...

Vancouver to build world’s tallest mass timber buildingMay 8, 2019

Delta and its team is in the process of planning the world’s tallest mass timber building in Vancouver’s Broadway Corridor. Delta’s site is currently occupied by a four-storey...

Government launches initiative to renew B.C.’s Interior forestry industryApril 5, 2019

The British Columbia government is launching a regionally driven renewal of the province’s Interior forest industry, aimed at developing a competitive, sustainable future for forest...

Langley condo showcases specialty laminated woodMarch 25, 2019

A new condo being built in Langley City will be the nation’s first use of a laminated wood technology that allows for unique appearance and faster construction. And Legacy on Park...

International Day of Forests 2019March 21, 2019

Today, countries around the world are celebrating International Day of Forests. By meeting the environmental, social and economic needs of current and future generations, British...

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