Prairie Wood Design Awards



Review the nominees during the open reception and discover the Jury’s choices during the presentation! 
Gala location:
Chateau Lacombe, Alberta Ballroom, 10111 Bellamy Hill Road, Edmonton, AB
Tickets $100+GST or a table for $500+GST (seats 8)

Reception 6pm
Dinner 7pm
Awards Presentation 8:15pm-9:30pm
Recommended dress: business formal or black-tie

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Chateau Lacombe Hotel
$135/night + Taxes
Includes: Breakfast Buffet and Parking for one vehicle in self parking covered lot at hotel
Block Code: 20190212WOO
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Header images by Amy Kaye Photography

Call for submissions for the 2019 Prairie Wood Design Awards

The Prairie Wood Design Awards program invites entries for 2019 honouring excellence in wood architecture.
Entries should consist of building projects that show a wide range of wood product applications and demonstrate an understanding of the special qualities of wood, such as strength, durability, beauty and cost-effectiveness.
All projects completed in the period between January 1st, 2013 and August 13, 2018 are eligible for entry (except previous winning projects of the Prairie Wood Design Awards).

A jury of prominent architects and engineers will review all entries based on various considerations such as creativity, appropriate use of wood materials in satisfying clients’ building and site requirements and innovative design.

When completing an application, select a category that best fits your project, the jury will be selecting on project merit and may move projects into other categories.
Submissions will be accepted in the following categories:

  • Commercial
  • Recreational
  • Institutional
  • Residential
  • Interior showcase

In addition to the categories listed above, the jury will choose among submissions for the following awards:
Advocate Award: include brief statement to be considered for this award.
Jury’s Choice: These will be selected from all nominations

It is FREE to submit a project to the Prairie Wood Design Awards. Winning a Prairie Wood Design Award qualifies your project for a free submission in the North American Wood Design Award Competition. (Approx. value of $190 USD) A new application must be created and contact us directly to arrange for a free submission.

Please note that you can start your submission and come back to edit or update it before the deadline.
Submissions are now closed for the 2019 program.  Join us for the announcement of the jury’s decision on February 12, 2019 in the Chateau Lacombe, Alberta Ballroom, Edmonton, AB.  Tickets $100+GST
Reception 6pm -Dinner 7pm-Awards Presentation 8:15pm

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Header image: Raw: Almond Pop-Up Restaurant, winner of 2018 Commercial Wood Design Award, photo courtesy of Lindsay Reid, Winnipeg, MB

Not eligible for the Prairie Wood Design Awards?
Check out the great design programs in your region:
Atlantic Wood Design Award – deadline September 30
Ontario Wood Design Awards – deadline September 7
Prix d’excellence Cecobois – deadline August 31
Wood Design and Building Awards – submissions September 11 – November 28
Wood Design Awards in BC – submissions October 1-November 23