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2020 Prairie Wood Design Award Winners Announced

Celebrating exceptional architecture across the Prairies
Winners Announced for Wood WORKS! Alberta Prairie Wood Design Awards

Edmonton, March 12, 2020– Wood WORKS! Alberta recognized a prestigious group of leading architects, engineers and project teams at tonight’s 13th annual Prairie Wood Design Awards Celebration. The Prairie Wood Design Awards program recognizes our local design and construction professionals for their commitment to sustainable and economic building choices and utilizing Canada’s abundant renewable resource, wood.

An esteemed jury thoughtfully selected the winning projects from nearly thirty entries. The jury consisted of:

  • Carol Belanger, City Architect, Architect, AAA, FRAIC, LEED® AP, City of Edmonton
  • Shafraaz Kaba, Architect, Principal, ASK*
  • Stephan Pasche, Eng., Associate Principal, Fast + Epp

“The winning projects from our awards program demonstrate Alberta’s commitment to exploring increased options for wood in construction,” says Rory Koska, Program Director of Wood WORKS! Alberta. “They showcase innovations in wood design that inspire economic and environmentally responsible options for builders and developers.  Wood is omnipresent in the buildings where we work, play and live – helping us to embrace a sustainable ethic while paying homage to exceptional design.”

Wood WORKS! Alberta and the Canadian Wood Council, extends its appreciation to everyone who participated in the 2020 Awards program, and congratulates all of the award recipients.

2020 Prairie Wood Design Award Winners Announced

Celebrating exceptional architecture across the Prairies
Winners Announced for Wood WORKS! Alberta Prairie Wood Design Awards

Edmonton, March 12, 2020– Wood WORKS! Alberta recognized a prestigious group of leading architects, engineers and project teams at tonight’s 12th annual Prairie Wood Design Awards Celebration. The Prairie Wood Design Awards program recognizes our local design and construction professionals for their commitment to sustainable and economic building choices and utilizing Canada’s abundant renewable resource, wood.

An esteemed jury thoughtfully selected the winning projects from nearly thirty entries. The jury consisted of:

  • Carol Belanger, City Architect, AAA, FRAIC, LEED® AP, City of Edmonton
  • Shafraaz Kaba, Architect, Principal, ASK*
  • Stephan Pasche, Eng., Associate Principal, Fast + Epp

“The winning projects from our awards program demonstrate Alberta’s commitment to exploring increased options for wood in construction,” says Rory Koska, Program Director of Wood WORKS! Alberta. “They showcase innovations in wood design that inspire economic and environmentally responsible options for builders and developers.  Wood is omnipresent in the buildings where we work, play and live – helping us to embrace a sustainable ethic while paying homage to exceptional design.”

Wood WORKS! Alberta and the Canadian Wood Council, extends its appreciation to everyone who participated in the 2020 Awards program, and congratulates all of the award recipients.

CLICK HERE to view the winning projects in a PDF

Updated CLT Handbook is Now Available!

Get your copy of the new, fully updated Canadian CLT Handbook, 2019 Edition. The handbook is a must-have for every professional interested in building with CLT in Canada and beyond.

  • NEW! An extra chapter provides a design prototype of an eight-storey mass-timber building;
  • Includes the new CLT provisions in the Canadian Standards Association’s Standard in Engineering Design in Wood;
  • In-depth, multi-disciplinary and peer-reviewed information on all performance attributes of CLT construction.

2019 Ontario Wood Works! Awards Winners Announced!

Congratulations to our 2019 Wood Works! Awards Winners! 

See a full list of winners here: 2019 Ontario Wood WORKS! Awards Winners

Thank you to our sponsor of the 2019 edition of the Wood Works! Ontario Awards!