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Building Smart with Mid-Rise Wood BuildingsSeptember 16, 2015

Building Smart seminars, workshops and webinars provide attendees with best practices and up-to-date Building Code information for the construction and design of homes in B.C....

naturally:wood at the Global Buyers MissionAugust 24, 2015

Visit the naturally:wood Resource Centre at the Global Buyers Mission (GBM) in the Whistler Conference Centre, September 10-12, 2015. Hosted by BCWood, the GBM is a business...

Terra Nova Adventure Play EnvironmentAugust 10, 2015

The Terra Nova Adventure Play Environment is a play experience unique to the Lower Mainland.

The play environment represents a major departure from other contemporary...

11th Annual Wood WORKS! BC Community Recognition AwardsAugust 5, 2015

This year marks the 11th year Wood WORKS! BC will recognize and celebrate the successes of communities across the province which have built projects using wood.

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Athena Publishes an EBD for the Wood Innovation and Design CentreJuly 16, 2015

Forestry Innovation Investment engaged the Athena Sustainable Materials Institute to develop an environmental building declaration (EBD)for the new Wood Innovation and Design Centre...

Korean Broadcasting System Features British Columbia's ForestsJuly 6, 2015

Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) features B.C.'s forests in a video showcasing the positiveimpacts of theforestas it relates tothe economy, environment and visitor'shealth and well-...

New Resources: B.C. ProjectsJune 29, 2015

Wood can be used in many types of buildings, from single storey homes to condominiums, multi-storey offices, industrial facilities, recreational centres and arenas. It is suitable...

New Case Study: Wood Innovation & Design CentreJune 16, 2015

The Wood Innovation & Design Centre,located prominently in downtown Prince Georgein north-central British Columbia, and completedin October 2014, is a precedent-setting building...

Designers Embrace the Abundance of Material Available in B.C.June 8, 2015

The Vancouver Sun writes about wood as a natural, beautiful material that West Coast designers are drawn to working with.

See a short excerpt below:
It makes sense that...

New Case Study: Mountain Equipment Co-op Head OfficeApril 27, 2015

Planning for a new MEC head office began in 2008 when itbecame clear that the company was outgrowing itsexisting premises. In January 2012, the City of Vancouverapproved a rezoning...

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