News

Guide for Designing Energy-Efficient Building EnclosuresApril 15, 2013

The Guide for Designing Energy-Efficient Building Enclosures for Wood-Frame Multi-Unit Residential Buildings in Marine to Cold Climate Zones in North America serves two...

2012 Wood Solutions Fair VideosApril 3, 2013

The 2012 Wood Solutions Fair in Vancouver experienced a record attendance of more than 1,100 architects, engineers, building designers, contractors, construction technologists,...

Wood Innovation and Design Centre in Prince GeorgeMarch 22, 2013

Construction on the Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) will begin Spring 2013 and incorporate a 100% wood structure, using a full complement of wood from all corners of...

New Case Study: Wood in Higher EducationMarch 15, 2013

The amount and variety of wood in building construction is increasing at UBC, and wood is becoming integral to the character and identity of UBC۪s Vancouver campus. Engineered wood...

2013 Wood WORKS! BC Design AwardsMarch 8, 2013

This year, there were 98 nominations in 12 categories, including national and international projects undertaken by British Columbia architects. Top honours include:

ۢ...

Presentations from the Large Wood Structures Symposium Now Available March 4, 2013

The program showcased various mass wood products in new ways, and allow designers to explore how they can push the limit when designing with mass wood.

New Video: Wood in DesignFebruary 26, 2013

Amber is a design project started by two students at Emily Carr University of Art + Design that explores the emotional connections we have with wood and aims to express this in the...

New Video: North Vancouver City Hall - A Community Space February 7, 2013

The City of North Vancouver Civic Centre Renovation is a showcase for wood innovation, with state-of-the-art design fabrication behind the roof panel system, and an inventive new...

New Video: Elkford Community Conference Centre January 23, 2013

Set to become a cultural hub for the 3,000 residents of Elkford, the Elkford Community Conference Centre is expected to enhance the community's ability to deliver programs and host...

Wood WORKS! B.C. Large Wood Structures Symposium January 15, 2013

The Large Wood Structures Symposium Bigger, Better, Faster is a one-day event with a program designed to inspire and educate designers and builders about how new technologies have...

Pages