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Registration Open for Virtual Wood Solutions Conference (November 16 – 20)

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE EARLY BIRD RATE (A $75 DISCOUNT) FOR THE FIRST 100 REGISTRANTS! www.woodsolutionsconference.ca The annual Wood Solutions Conference is dedicated to showcasing innovative advancements and applications for wood products and building systems in design and construction. Leading-edge speakers will inform and inspire you at the 2020 Virtual Wood Solutions Conference. Don’t miss this exceptional week of learning

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NEWS! 6-Storey Saint John

Click on the photo to read the article. There is a proposed 6-storey mix-use building proposed for Saint John, NB. This wood frame midrise building is called “The Telegraph” after the previous Telegraph building that was there before the mid 1990’s. The building will consist of commercial space and 32 residential units. 

Case Study: Green Gables Visitors’ Centre

Click on image for full case study on Green Gables Visitors’ Centre. “The use of mass timber was a natural progression from the traditional timber framing used within the barn and Phase I addition. Root Architecture Inc. wanted to continue using exposed wood to fit with the aesthetic goals of the project, and to provide a more sustainable approach to

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P.E.I. developers urged to build with wood

CBC news interview with Patrick Crabbe – Project Coordinator Atlantic WoodWORKS! Developers in P.E.I. are being encouraged to build the core of their developments out of wood products instead of concrete or steel. It’s called mass timber design, and it’s increasing in popularity in Canada. Mass timber is dimension or composite lumber — small pieces of wood glued together to

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Saint John First Atlantic Canadian City to Promote Six-Story Wood Frame Construction

  Saint John First Atlantic Canadian City to Promote Six-Story Wood Frame Construction City takes innovative approach to encouraging development of more mid-rise buildings SAINT JOHN (March 9, 2017), The City of Saint John is pleased to announce it is leading Atlantic Canada with its proactive adoption of the 2015 National Building Code permitting wood frame construction of up to

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City of Saint John the First Municipality in Atlantic Canada to Adopt Wood Mid-Rise Construction

City of Saint John the First Municipality in Atlantic Canada to Adopt Wood Mid-Rise Construction 5- and 6-storey wood construction increases options for design and construction community OTTAWA, Thursday, March 9th, 2017 – The Canadian Wood Council (CWC), along with Atlantic Wood WORKS!, congratulates the City of Saint John on its decision to adopt the 2015 National Building Code provisions

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6 Storey Wood Construction Will Deliver Affordable Housing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Attention Design / Architectural / Building /Environmental / Community News Editors and Reporters High Resolution PHOTOS AVAILABLE 6 Storey Wood Construction Will Deliver Affordable Housing and more to Halifax Regional Municipality Halifax Regional Municipality, September, 2016 – Garden View, the first midrise project developed under ‘Reinventing Main Street,’ central  Dartmouth’s new revitalization plan, will provide much needed

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