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Surrey Memorial Hospital uses Wood in Efficient and Sustainable DesignJanuary 3, 2017

Surrey Memorial Hospital is an example of environmentally friendly, low carbon design in the built environment, supporting B.C.’s Climate Leadership Plan. Wood use throughout the...

Simulation Helps Virtual Construction Company Deliver on TimeDecember 23, 2016

CadMakers, a virtual construction company, leveraged Dassault Systèmes’ Catia and Enovia tools to help build the 18-story hybrid mass-timber residence at the University of British...

Registration Now Open for Wood Week BCDecember 9, 2016

Registration is now open for Wood Week BC 2017, taking place in Vancouver. Comprised of four dynamic events over 10 days, the program will focus on innovation in wood design,...

Sino-Canada Wood Conference Explores Green BuildingDecember 1, 2016

A mix of 250 importers, distributors, builders, developers, designers and architects were on hand as Forests, Lands and Natural Resources Minister Steve Thomson welcomed delegates...

World Design Award for Surrey Aquatic CentreNovember 25, 2016

The Surrey Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre has been recognized on the world stage again for its design excellence and innovation. Designed by HCMA Architecture + Design, the...

Announcing Wood Week BC 2017October 24, 2016

Vancouver will be host to Wood Week BC 2017, where professionals from across the construction, design,...

UBC Branches Out Into Tall Wood Structures Using BIMOctober 20, 2016

Tall wood structures have been cropping up all over the news lately. Although it can be off-putting to designers that current building regulations can limit how tall these...

COFI Launches Community Photo ContestOctober 7, 2016

The Council of Forest Industries (COFI) with media partner Canadian Forest Industries (CFI) Magazine announced the launch of a photo contest that celebrates the importance of the...

Wood WORKS! BC awards local B.C. governments for leadership in wood use in community projectsSeptember 30, 2016

Wood WORKS! BC has announced the winners of the 2016 Community Recognition Awards. The awards are presented annually to local governments that have been exemplary advocates...

Great Bear Rainforest Inducted into Queens Commonwealth CanopySeptember 26, 2016

Today, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will officially pronounce the Great Bear Rainforest part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy. The initiative was launched in 2015 to create a...

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