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 trades career in the forest sector, the Council of Forest Industries will be awarding ten $1,500 entrance scholarship to students planning to attend an interior post-secondary institutions in the fall of 2018 or the second semester of 2019.
The 2017 Wood Solutions Conference takes place today at the Vancouver Convention Centre, presented by Wood WORKS! BC and the Canadian Wood Council.
This interactive educational event showcases the latest innovations and trends in architectural and structural wood design.
Students are now living in Brock Commons Tallwood House, the world’s tallest mass timber hybrid building at the University of British Columbia. Located in Vancouver, B.C., the student residence has proven the case for tall wood buildings.
Watch our latest videos on Brock Commons to learn about the benefits of building with wood, and to see how the wood structure went up just over nine weeks.
Registration is now open for Wood Week BC 2017, taking place in Vancouver. Comprised of four dynamic events over 10 days, the program will focus on innovation in wood design, building and manufacturing with a range of educational, touring and networking opportunities. To learn more or to register, visit woodweekbc.com.
This CEU provides a high-level overview of wood-frame construction systems -- balloon, platform, and semi-balloon framing -- as well as mass timber product applications such as cross-laminated timber (CLT), glue-laminated timber (glulam), and laminated strand lumber(LSL).
The Large Wood Structures Symposium Bigger, Better, Faster is a one-day event with a program designed to inspire and educate designers and builders about how new technologies have made way for traditional mass wood products to be used in non-traditional applications.
Date - Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Time - 8:00 am 4:45 pm (followed by a reception until 6:15 pm)
Location - Vancouver Convention Centre (West)
The program showcased various mass wood products in new ways, and allow designers to explore how they can push the limit when designing with mass wood.
The 2012 Wood Solutions Fair in Vancouver experienced a record attendance of more than 1,100 architects, engineers, building designers, contractors, construction technologists, specifiers, students and professors, and wood products exhibitors. The annual event attracted respected national and international speakers sharing the latest innovations and trends in wood design and construction.
View the 2012 Wood Solutions Fair interviews with three of the presenters:
This workshop is specifically for Building Officials who work in high seismic zones such as the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. In direct consultation and at the request of the Building Officials' Association of BC, the Canadian Wood Council and Wood WORKS! BC have tailored this workshop to meet the needs of building officials faced with administering the ever-increasing numbers of building permits needing lateral design engineering.
Monday, June 24th, 2013
Delta Vancouver Airport Hotel
3500 Cessna Drive, Richmond, BC
Breakfast & Registration: 8:00am