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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:

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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...

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.

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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...

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