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Online Version of the Architect's Toolkit April 23, 2014

WithB.C. softwood and hardwood species info, technical details about wood materials, building ideas and case studies,the online Toolkit is a one-stop resource for B.C. wood products...

Wood WORKS! BC 10 Year Retrospective: Wood Design AwardsApril 14, 2014

10 years of Wood Design Awards in B.C. is celebrated in a retrospective video developed by Wood WORKS! BC. This video recognizes the wood design and innovation in the past...

New Online Wood Resource Launched March 31, 2014

In recognition that March 21st was the 2nd annual World Wood Day, Canadian Wood Council marked the occasion with the launch of a new online resource entitled Wood Facts. The...

2014 Wood Design Award WinnersMarch 4, 2014

10 years of Wood Design Awards in B.C. were celebrated by more than 350 distinguisheddesign and building professionalsat the Vancouver Convention Centre on March 3, 2014,including...

gb&d Article: Going with the GrainFebruary 24, 2014

Perkins+Will۪s innovative use of wood at the University of British Columbia۪s Earth Sciences Building heralds a new era of carbon-sinking structures.

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The Vancouver Sun Reviews Fire Safety in BuildingsFebruary 13, 2014

A study of thousands of B.C. fires by Surrey Fire Chief shows wood is just as safe as concrete for homes and apartments. The study looked at five types of residential construction...

New Video by Coast Forest Products AssociationFebruary 12, 2014

Forestry is in our roots. It has shaped BC, has a big impact on our coastal region today, and offers us a promising future.

Update on the Great Bear RainforestJanuary 30, 2014

Conservation groups and forest companies have reached final agreement on how they want to increase old-growth protection in the Great Bear Rainforest.

Their recommendations...

An Introduction to the Wood Innovation and Design Centre January 27, 2014

The Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) in downtown Prince George, British Columbia is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2014. The six-storey plus mechanical penthouse...

21st Century Wood Design and Construction Solutions Wood Symposium January 13, 2014

This is a comprehensive one-day international symposium designed to inspire and educate senior architects, structural engineers, design and construction professionals about how new...

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