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New Case Study: Wood Innovation & Design CentreJune 16, 2015

The Wood Innovation & Design Centre,located prominently in downtown Prince Georgein north-central British Columbia, and completedin October 2014, is a precedent-setting building...

Designers Embrace the Abundance of Material Available in B.C.June 8, 2015

The Vancouver Sun writes about wood as a natural, beautiful material that West Coast designers are drawn to working with.

See a short excerpt below:
It makes sense that...

New Case Study: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head OfficeApril 27, 2015

Planning for a new MEC head office began in 2008 when itbecame clear that the company was outgrowing itsexisting premises. In January 2012, the City of Vancouverapproved a rezoning...

New Calculator: Wall Thermal Design CalculatorApril 20, 2015

The purpose of this online tool and calculator is to provide designers with prescriptive wall assembly solutions complying with national energy efficiency requirements. This tool is...

Updated: Building Green with Wood Toolkit March 30, 2015

naturally:wood has updated the Building Green with Wood Toolkit with new information on green building rating systems, topics to consider when considering building rating systems,...

Innovative Detail: Wood Innovation and Design CentreMarch 24, 2015

As of last October, the world۪s tallest wood building can be found on the campus of the University of Northern British Columbia, in the city of Prince George. The eight-story, 96-...

2015 Wood Design Award Winners in B.C.March 4, 2015

Innovative architectural and structural design in large wood buildings, including mid-rise and commercial structures, headlined the 2015 Wood Design Awards event at the Vancouver...

Wood as a Restorative Material in Healthcare EnvironmentsFebruary 24, 2015

FPInnovations and Sally Augustin, Design with Science,has released a report that draws the link between the use of wood in the built environment and pro health outcomes. While the...

Wood Design Awards Nomination Deadline: January 15, 2015January 5, 2015

Nominate yourself or your favourite architect, engineer, technologist, technician, designer or innovator for the 2015Wood Design Awards.

The Wood Design Awards helps...

British Columbia wood. Sustainable by nature. Innovative by design.December 22, 2014

FraserWood is a participating partner in the Boston Society of Architects' (BSA) open design competition Urban Timber: From Seed to City. FraserWood supplied all of the timbers for...

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