Prairie Wood Design Awards

Wood WORKS! Alberta celebrates exceptional wood architecture from across the Prairies with the announcement of the 2023 Prairie Wood Design Award Winners.

Wood WORKS! Alberta is excited to present the 8 winners of this year’s Prairie Wood Design Awards program. This prestigious group of leading architects, engineers, and project teams are advancing the use of wood in construction through design excellence, advocacy, and innovation. Winners receive a custom wooden trophy to commemorate the award. 

Wood WORKS! Alberta and the Canadian Wood Council, extend their appreciation to everyone who participated in the 2023 Awards program, and congratulate all the award recipients. 

2023 Prairie Wood Design Award Winners:

  • INDUSTRIAL: The Nancy Pauw Bridge | Banff, AB
  • JURY’S CHOICE: The Intrinsic Connection Between Wood and Indigenous Culture | Stand Off, AB
  • RECREATIONAL: Waterton Lakes National Park Visitor Centre | Waterton Lakes National Park, AB
  • RESIDENTIAL: Mountain Deep Energy Retrofit | Canmore, AB
  • COMMERCIAL: Métis Crossing Boutique Lodge | Smokey Lake, AB
  • INSTITUTIONAL: Northern Lakes College High Prairie Campus | High Prairie, AB
  • INTERIOR SHOWCASE: Grey Buffalo Grandfather Wellness Lodge | Hillside Beach, MB
  • INDUSTRY AWARD: SOHO Cost-effective 5-Story Stick Wood Frame Apartment | Winnipeg, MB

CLICK HERE for the full media release with details and project teams listed for each winner.

View our video showcase of the winning projects:

For additional information or to arrange interviews, please contact Rory Koska: Direct 1-780-392-0759 • Main 1-780-392-1952 •