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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...

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...

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