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Biofuel Innovation from Forest-Industry WasteDecember 9, 2015

The University of British Columbia (UBC) estimates sustainable aviation biofuel could reduce CO2 emissions by 1 million tons per year. As such, UBC and the Canadian aviation...

Japan Uses B.C. Wood Products to Build New Elderly Care Facility December 4, 2015

The Hanahata Asuakaen facility, once finished, will be the largest 2x4 structure ever built in Japan, with a total floor area of 9,032 square metres and a net wooden floor area of 7...

The 2xMore ChallengeNovember 16, 2015

The 2xMore Challenge is an online collaborative event that will take place over a seven week period. Participants from a variety of backgrounds are invited to work together to...

Wood Design Award Nominations Now OpenNovember 9, 2015

The Wood WORKS! Wood Design Awards recognize leadership and innovation in wood use and continued excellence in the building and design community. This annual event celebrates...

Updated naturally:wood FactsheetsOctober 16, 2015

Two updated factsheets have been added to naturally:wood. Both factsheets are part of the B.C....

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...

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