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Updated: Building Green with Wood Toolkit March 30, 2015

naturally:wood has updated the Building Green with Wood Toolkit with new information on green building rating systems, topics to consider when considering building rating systems,...

Innovative Detail: Wood Innovation and Design CentreMarch 24, 2015

As of last October, the world۪s tallest wood building can be found on the campus of the University of Northern British Columbia, in the city of Prince George. The eight-story, 96-...

2015 Wood Design Award Winners in B.C.March 4, 2015

Innovative architectural and structural design in large wood buildings, including mid-rise and commercial structures, headlined the 2015 Wood Design Awards event at the Vancouver...

Wood as a Restorative Material in Healthcare EnvironmentsFebruary 24, 2015

FPInnovations and Sally Augustin, Design with Science,has released a report that draws the link between the use of wood in the built environment and pro health outcomes. While the...

Wood Design Awards Nomination Deadline: January 15, 2015January 5, 2015

Nominate yourself or your favourite architect, engineer, technologist, technician, designer or innovator for the 2015Wood Design Awards.

The Wood Design Awards helps...

British Columbia wood. Sustainable by nature. Innovative by design.December 22, 2014

FraserWood is a participating partner in the Boston Society of Architects' (BSA) open design competition Urban Timber: From Seed to City. FraserWood supplied all of the timbers for...

2015 International Wood SymposiumDecember 16, 2014

Value, Quality and Efficiency: Taking Design and Construction to the Next Level

The 2015 International Wood Symposium is a one...

New Case Study: B.C. Wood Arenas - Design and Construction of Wood Recreational FacilitiesDecember 8, 2014

Traditionally, sport arenas built using structural timber required custom designs. Structures built using lumber were not a viable option for long span structures. These buildings...

New Video: From Coast Forests to YouDecember 1, 2014

Wood is the material of choice on B.C.۪s coast, making it ideal for both small and large scale construction. It is beautiful, creating and enhancing both interior and exterior work...

Japan Chooses Canadian WoodNovember 26, 2014

FPInnovations' high performance Midply Wall System is featured in the winning design for the construction of a five-storey, 9,023m2 elderly care facility in Tokyo's Adachi Ward....

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