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2015/2016 Case Study
LocatedMosaic Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, the Mosaic Centre for Conscious Community and Commerce was designed to be the province’s first “net-zero energy” commercial building and demonstrate the feasibility of low-energy-use buildings in cold climates.Feasibility analysis favoured wood construction to meet all building science challenges and also provide an enhanced interior work environment.
Construction started in mid-March 2014 and was completed in the fall of 2015 – three months ahead of schedule and on budget.  Click on the image to read more.
2014/2015 Case Study    2016 Interior Wood Design Showcase Winner

LocatMeadows website imageed in a fast-growing area of south-east Edmonton, the new Meadows Community Recreation Centre, and associated Meadows Branch Edmonton Public Library, provides year round recreational and cultural opportunities for the surrounding neighbourhoods.

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2014/2015 Case Study    Kingsway/Royal Alex LRT Station won in the 2016 Institutional Wood Design Category

The architect appreWebsite image LRTciated the ability of the timber to create inviting places while respecting city construction budgets.  Wood was selected for the LRT station roofs because it offered better value compared to steel structure, especially for the undulating roof of the MacEwan LRT Station roof.

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2013/2014 Case Study 2013 Commercial Wood Design Winner

The purposGrizzly Paw Brewing Company case study covere of the new brewery is to augment the capacity of the existing brewpub by a factor of 8 to 10 to meet increasing demand for the Grizzly Paw brands. The Brewery was initially designed to be a steel building, but preliminary cost estimates were over-budget. An alternative conceptual design was made based on exposed heavy timber construction. The resulting timber building met all the building science challenges, saved money, and better met the Rocky Mountain architectural design motif of Canmore.

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The Canadian Wood Council and Wood WORKS! produces and distributes a number of publications.

Free publications are available for download from the the CWC website.

The Council also publishes a number of paid publications that are available for purchase from the WebStore