2018 Wood Design Awards in BC – Registration Open!

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Date: 
Monday, February 26, 2018
Time: 
4:30pm Registration I 5:00pm Reception I 6:30pm Awards
Location: 
Vancouver Convention Centre – West

Get your tickets early to this sell out event and join us to celebrate and mingle with the Wood Design Awards’ nominees.  The evening begins at 5:00 pm with a reception giving guests the opportunity to view the project story boards of all of the 2018 nominations while networking with the best in the design industry and enjoying the background music of a local jazz ensemble.  Nominees and guests will then be seated for dinner at 6:30pm followed by the Awards announcing the 2018 Wood Design Awards winners.
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Carbon / Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) Workshop

Monday, March 5, 2018 – University of Victoria
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – University of British Columbia
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REGISTER IN VANCOUVER

As building performance and energy efficiency increases for new buildings, greater awareness is being paid to the life cycle impacts of the materials and systems which comprise the building structure.  Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) has been recognized in most major green building rating systems as an important tool to evaluate and reduce the embodied impacts of construction, including transportation of materials.  READ MORE…

21st Century Construction – Integrated Project Delivery, Prefabrication and Net Zero

Registration Fees:
ICBA and VRCA Members: $59.
Regular Registration: $79
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 2nd

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Construction in the 21st century is changing faster than at any time in the sector’s history.  Governments are bringing in new regulations for energy and carbon performance.  Skilled trades remain in high demand.  Urban densification and revitalization efforts change how sites can be accessed by materials and labour.   In addition, new and conventional models of construction management are enhanced by Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools and more collaborative processes like Integrated Project Delivery (IPD).

These fundamental changes may be disrupting to some, but innovation in project delivery practices is providing new opportunities for many builders.  READ MORE

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2018 Nominees Announced for 14th Annual Wood Design Awards in BC

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2018 Nominees Announced for 14th Annual Wood Design Awards in BC

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VANCOUVER – Wood WORKS! BC is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2018 Wood Design Awards in BC. There are 100 nominations in 14 categories, including one new category called Prefabricated Structural Wood, which recognizes creative design and innovative use of prefabricated wood systems, components and modules in a variety of building types.

The winners will be announced at the 14th annual Wood Design Awards evening, to be held on Monday, February 26th at the Vancouver Convention Centre (West)…READ MORE

CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF THE 2018 NOMINEES

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