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New UBC Student Residence to be Among World۪s Tallest Wood BuildingsOctober 1, 2015

One of the tallest wood buildings in the world will soon be constructed at the University of British Columbia (UBC), providing housing for hundreds of students. When completed, the...

Building Smart with Mid-Rise Wood BuildingsSeptember 16, 2015

Building Smart seminars, workshops and webinars provide attendees with best practices and up-to-date Building Code information for the construction and design of homes in B.C....

naturally:wood at the Global Buyers MissionAugust 24, 2015

Visit the naturally:wood Resource Centre at the Global Buyers Mission (GBM) in the Whistler Conference Centre, September 10-12, 2015. Hosted by BCWood, the GBM is a business...

Terra Nova Adventure Play EnvironmentAugust 10, 2015

The Terra Nova Adventure Play Environment is a play experience unique to the Lower Mainland.

The play environment represents a major departure from other contemporary...

11th Annual Wood WORKS! BC Community Recognition AwardsAugust 5, 2015

This year marks the 11th year Wood WORKS! BC will recognize and celebrate the successes of communities across the province which have built projects using wood.

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Athena Publishes an EBD for the Wood Innovation and Design CentreJuly 16, 2015

Forestry Innovation Investment engaged the Athena Sustainable Materials Institute to develop an environmental building declaration (EBD)for the new Wood Innovation and Design Centre...

Korean Broadcasting System Features British Columbia's ForestsJuly 6, 2015

Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) features B.C.'s forests in a video showcasing the positiveimpacts of theforestas it relates tothe economy, environment and visitor'shealth and well-...

New Resources: B.C. ProjectsJune 29, 2015

Wood can be used in many types of buildings, from single storey homes to condominiums, multi-storey offices, industrial facilities, recreational centres and arenas. It is suitable...

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...

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