Wood WORKS! BC Nominations
for the 9th Annual Wood Design Awards Are Now Closed
- Thanks to all those who submitted nominations for one of our 11 Categories
- This will be our best year yet with almost 90 nominations to be judged
- Congratulations and best of luck to all
Mail-In Details for Prints and Discs of Images:
a) a minimum of five and a maximum of ten 8″ by 10″ hard copy prints of drawings or photographs; and
b) a minimum of five and a maximum of ten high quality digital electronic drawings or photos in jpg format ONLY (600 dpi resolution, in RGB colour; Tiff images not accepted) on a CD or DVD. Forward prints and discs to:
Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards
3237 Stonegate Court,
West Kelowna, BC, V4T 1A7
Video Interview at Wood WORKS! BC’s 2013 Wood Solutions Fair
The Journal of Commerce recently interviewed Wood WORKS! BC’s
New Products & Markets Advisor Werner Hofstatter about tall wood buildings, the Wood Innovation and Design Centre and other topics about innovating with wood at the recent 2013 Wood Solutions Fair.CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEOCLICK HERE FOR LATEST JOC ARTICLE ON WIDC
Wood WORKS! BC presents 2013 Community Recognition Awards at UBCM Convention
VANCOUVER, Sept. 18, 2013 /CNW/ – A passion and appreciation for wood use in the building and design of local government projects was celebrated today at the Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention in Vancouver, as WoodWORKS! BC recognized winners of the 2013 Community Recognition Awards. The awards are presented annually to local governments that have been exemplary advocates for wood. This may be demonstrated through the specification of wood in a community project and/or through visionary initiatives that work toward building a community culture of wood.
- Event information
2014 Wood Design Awards
Monday, March 3, 2014: Vancouver Convention Centre – West
The reception will begin at 5:00 pm giving guests the opportunity to mingle and to view the project story boards of all of the 2014 nominations while enjoying the background music of a local jazz ensemble.
Guests will be seated for dinner at 6:30 pm.
Limited tickets may be purchased, at the cost of $100 each, or $900 for a table of 10; by registering online HERE.
Zena Caul at 1-877-929-9663 x 4 or by email
- 10 years of Wood Design Awards in B.C. – a special celebration of wood in design and building
For immediate release
Wood WORKS! BC is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2014 Wood Design Awards. The winners will be awarded at the 10th annual Wood Design Awards evening, to be held on Monday, March 3rd at the Vancouver Convention Centre (West).
2014 Wood Design Awards Jury
Laura Hartman, Architect AIA, LEED accredited, Fernau & Hartman Architects, Berkeley, CA
C. Y. Loh, MS, P.Eng., Hon MAIBC, Formerly, C. Y. Loh Associates Ltd., Vancouver, BC
Rick Jeffery, President & CEO, Coast Forest Products Association, Vancouver, BC
Wesley Wollin, Architect AIBC, M.Arch, BCIT Studio Instructor | Architectural Science, Burnaby, BC
Innovative Wood Use in BC Case Study
This document includes case studies on the Elkford Community Conference Centre, the North Shore Credit Union Environmental Learning Centre and the City of North VancouverCivic Centre Renovation. All three projects benefited from BC provincial funding supportthrough the Wood Enterprise Coalition (WEC) demonstration project program.Download Complete Case Study By Clicking Here
B.C. Joins the Race to the Skyline
The announcement last month of the awarding of the contract to build a contemporary, 90-foot wood building in Prince George officially launches British Columbia into the race to build the world’s first wood skyscraper.
PCL/MGA/Equilibrium Team Wins Wood Innovation and Design Centre Competition
Congratulations to the team including PCL West Coast Constructors, Michael Green Architecture, Equilibrium Consulting, B.R. Thorson Consulting and RDH Building Engineering for their winning submission. “Our WIDC design is repeatable, elegant and cost effective,” explains Michael Green.
Mid-rise Construction in British Columbia
Modern six-storey light-frame wood construction in British Columbia incorporates highly-detailed, researched and safe solutions. The engineering technology being adapted in the province is positioning BC at the forefront of the North American wood-frame construction industry.
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UBCO Wellness and Fitness Centre Case Study
Following the receipt of a substantial private donation for the express purpose of building a new fitness centre on the UBCO campus, UBC Properties Trust2 held a design-build competition for the new building. The donor stipulated two conditions for the facility: it needed to have an aviation theme, and it had to demonstrate innovative wood construction.
Download the complete case study by clicking here.