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Wood Design, Building and Construction Solutions ResourceDecember 19, 2012

A new resource has been developed by Wood WORKS! BC:21st Century Wood Design, Building and Construction Solutions aprimer for contractors and builders.

This...

New CEU: Mass Timber and Wood FramingNovember 7, 2012

This CEU provides a high-level overview of wood-frame construction systems -- balloon, platform, and semi-balloon framing -- as well as mass timber product applications such as...

New Video: Environmental Learning Centre - A Natural Approach to LearningNovember 1, 2012

The North Shore Credit Union Environmental Learning Centre (ELC) is an addition to the North Vancouver Outdoor School (NVOS) located in Brackendale near Squamish, British Columbia...

Timber in the City Design Competition October 17, 2012

Timber in the City: Urban Habitats challenges architecture students and young professionals, working individually or in teams, to design a mid-rise, mixed-use complex for a site in...

2012 North American Wood Design Awards ProgramOctober 9, 2012

The Wood Design Awards is the only North American program to recognize, award and publicize excellence in wood architecture - publicly acknowledging the importance of architecture...

Community Recognition Award Winners October 4, 2012

Wood WORKS! BC Community Recognition Awards were presented to local government representatives today at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Victoria. The awards...

Global Buyers MissionAugust 21, 2012

The 9th annual GBM is a three-day, invitation-only networking/educational forum/tradeshow event developed to bring together pre-qualified international buyers, architects, designers...

Upcoming BC Wood WORKS! EventsAugust 7, 2012

Technical experts provide training through seminars on topics such as:

  • Plywood 101
  • Mid-rise Three Years Later
  • Wood First & The Demonstration...
TED Talent Search: Vote for Michael GreenJuly 12, 2012

Michael Green is aVancouver-based wood architect who was invited to speak at the TED Salon this year.

The TED Salon Seriesis a unique format of short talks that helps...

New Case Study: Mid-Rise Wood-Frame Construction in B.C.

In cities across North America, the low-density sprawl that has characterized development since the mid-20th century is giving way to a growing landscape of mid-rise buildings; five...

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