News

Winners of the 2018 Awards for Engineering Excellence AnnouncedApril 11, 2018

Fast + Epp was honoured at the 29th Annual Awards for Engineering Excellence Gala for Brock Commons Tallwood House. They were presented with the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for...

Discover how to build smart with fire risk mitigation in new residential constructionApril 6, 2018

Hosted by BC Housing in collaboration with industry partners, this training workshop held on April 17 will demonstrate cutting edge construction safety practices,...

B.C. invests $7.8 million to continue advancing wood use and growing global marketsApril 5, 2018

The Government of B.C. is investing $7.8 million to promote the use of B.C. wood, advance wood building systems and products, and expand global markets. B.C.’s Minster of Jobs,...

Wood-Transportation-SkyTrain-Brentwood-Perkins+Will
Why Wood? A look at Vancouver's skytrain stationsMarch 22, 2018

A recent blog post by Perkins+Will discusses how they were early adopters of innovative uses of wood during the design and construction of numerous skytain stations across metro...

Celebrating International Day of ForestsMarch 21, 2018

Today, countries around the world are acknowledging International Day of Forests. By meeting the environmental, social and economic needs of current and future generations, British...

Now available: Brock Commons - Performance Overview case studyMarch 14, 2018

The final in a series of detailed case studies on the tallest mass timber hybrid buildings in the world is now available. This performance overview of the 18-storey Brock Commons...

2018 Winners Announced for 14th Annual Wood Design Awards in B.C.February 28, 2018

Honouring excellence in wood building and design, the awards gala hosted by WoodWORKS! BC recognized the recent outstanding work highlighted in 14 categories this year. The 18-...

B.C. forest professionals recognized for outstanding contributions at annual ABCFP conference February 27, 2018

The Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) presented awards to eight forest professionals from Victoria, Clearwater, Houston, Nelson, and Port McNeill for their...

Join naturally:wood at the 2018 BUILDEX Vancouver tradeshow & conference February 13, 2018

Join us as naturally:wood hosts the Wood Products Showcase February 14 & 15 at BUILDEX Vancouver—Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the construction,...

B.C. douglas-fir glulam beams used at the CEPT University Workshop in Ahmedabad, IndiaFebruary 5, 2018

B.C.’s wood product technology and building expertise helped build the recently completed Centre of Excellence Workshop, a 13,000 sq ft building that...

Pages