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B.C. projects win Wood Design & Building AwardsJanuary 19, 2018

Recognizing excellence in wood architecture, the Canadian Wood Council recently announced the 2017 Wood Design & Building Award recipients. The council said that the selected...

Join award-winning designers in an evening of storytelling around the art of furniture makingJanuary 17, 2018

Hosted by Western Living (WL) magazine, designers Toby Barratt, Brent Comber and Kate Duncan join WL editorial director Anicka Quin on January 29 at True Confessions of a Furniture...

Audain Art Museum
B.C.-based firm receives international recognition for Audain Art Museum in WhistlerJanuary 16, 2018

Patkau Architects, a Vancouver firm led by John and Patricia Patkau, has recently won the prestigious 2018 American Institute of Architects (AIA)...

Learn about the latest in wood manufacturing at the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing open houseJanuary 15, 2018

Hosted at the University of British Columbia, the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing (CAWP) will open its doors to the wood products community at its annual open house on January...

Terrace House Receives Official ApprovalDecember 22, 2017

Terrace House—designed by award-winning Japanese architect Shigeru Ban and Vancouver-based Francl Architecture—received official approval to expose mass timber in the top seven...

COFI now accepting applications for the 2018 Forestry ScholarshipDecember 21, 2017

Forestry jobs continue to be a promising and rewarding career choice for British Columbians. To encourage young people in the interior of BC to choose a professional, technical or...

Wood Design Awards in BC - Call for Nominations December 5, 2017

Do you know of any exceptional wood structures completed in the last 3 years?

  • Nominate a deserving architect, engineer or building owner for an...
Join BC Wood at oneTree workshop and seminar featuring art developed by over 50 local artisans December 1, 2017

The oneTree project demonstrates the versatility, beauty and strength generated from a single walnut tree through the art salvaged from its wood. Highlighting the connection between...

Brock Commons Tallwood House
Fast+Epp receives International Award for role in Brock Commons Tallwood House November 20, 2017

On Nov. 17, the Institution of Structural Engineers announced the winners of the 2017 Structural Awards that recognize the best in global engineering.

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StructureCraft opens new state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Abbotsford and expands product line November 16, 2017

StructureCraft is opening its doors today for the grand opening of its new facility in Abbotsford. Using prefabricated wall and roof panels...

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