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Summary Report: Survey of International Tall Wood BuildingsMay 29, 2014

Over the past several years, a number of tall wood projects have been completed around the world, demonstrating successful applications of new wood and mass timber technologies....

Learn about B.C. Wood Species and ProductsMay 19, 2014

British Columbia۪s productive forests are a rich and diverse source of wood fibre, including species unique to this western-most region of Canada. These versatile, high-quality...

Learn About the Key Benefits and Features of Building with WoodMay 12, 2014

The Building Green with Wood Toolkit is a resource when considering building rating systems, codes and any other green۪-related initiatives.

Life Cycle Assessment SoftwareMay 3, 2014

Athena Sustainable Materials Institute has released an updateto its Impact Estimator for Buildings Software.

Enhancements to the acclaimed Life Cycle Assessment software...

New Video: Building With Wood in B.C.April 28, 2014

Wood WORKS! BC has developed a video showcasing the use of wood in British Columbia. The video featuresarchitects and engineers who have designed innovative non-residential and mid-...

Online Version of the Architect's Toolkit April 23, 2014

WithB.C. softwood and hardwood species info, technical details about wood materials, building ideas and case studies,the online Toolkit is a one-stop resource for B.C. wood products...

Wood WORKS! BC 10 Year Retrospective: Wood Design AwardsApril 14, 2014

10 years of Wood Design Awards in B.C. is celebrated in a retrospective video developed by Wood WORKS! BC. This video recognizes the wood design and innovation in the past...

New Online Wood Resource Launched March 31, 2014

In recognition that March 21st was the 2nd annual World Wood Day, Canadian Wood Council marked the occasion with the launch of a new online resource entitled Wood Facts. The...

2014 Wood Design Award WinnersMarch 4, 2014

10 years of Wood Design Awards in B.C. were celebrated by more than 350 distinguisheddesign and building professionalsat the Vancouver Convention Centre on March 3, 2014,including...

gb&d Article: Going with the GrainFebruary 24, 2014

Perkins+Will۪s innovative use of wood at the University of British Columbia۪s Earth Sciences Building heralds a new era of carbon-sinking structures.

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