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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...

100 Projects UK CLT book launchedSeptember 5, 2018

Back to school season is here, and with it the topic of school design. The natural characteristics of wood make it an important material for use in building schools, as wood...

2018 SFI Photo ContestAugust 30, 2018

Submit your photos to SFI’s 2018 Photo Contest today! There are six categories and will be one winner for each cateory.

To qualify, all photos must be in accordance with the...

Wood construction pushes forward on both sides of the borderAugust 15, 2018

Mass timber construction is making waves on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border, but factors in each country mean a different pace of progress. The state of Washington is rapidly...

BC Forest Discovery Centre announces new exhibit coming this FallJuly 23, 2018

For over five decades, the BC Forest Discovery Centre remains one of Duncan’s favourite attractions providing education on B.C.’s leading sustainable forest management practices to...

The Wood Innovation Research Lab Achieves Passive House Certification July 12, 2018

The Wood Innovation Research Lab has met and exceeded the exacting internationally recognized Passive House.

Building an ultra-energy efficient industrial-style building in a...

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