Nomination Process

Ontario Awards Nomination Process, Rules and Deadlines

Stay tuned for exciting updates regarding the future of the Awards Program. We’re taking a year off of a regional awards program to focus on educational resources but look for something new in 2020!

To get recognition for an outstanding wood project you can submit to the Wood Design & Building Awards:


The nomination process is now simplified and online!

Please note the following rules and regulations:

  1.  Projects must be located in Ontario, Canada.  Projects located outside of Ontario will be deleted from the submissions.
  2. Projects completed within three years of the submission date will be accepted.
  3. Project can be nominated to only 2 categories maximum so please note the category criteria.
  4. Residential building will only be accepted in the residential category.
  5. Wood must be used in structural applications, with the exception of the Interior Design category.
  6. If photography requires additional credits it is the responsibility of the nominator to provide this information.
  7. Re submissions are allowed, but only in the year directly following their original submission.

Our winners our selected by a panel of jurors who review all submissions.

All submission are judge by an independent Jury of designers.  Meet the 2018 Jury!

From L to R:

Robert M. Wright, Professor, Dean Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto

John Stephenson, Architect, OAA, FRAIC, President, Ontario Association of Architects | Partner, FORM Architecture Engineering

Andrew Bayne, BESc, BSc, P.Eng., LEED®AP | Principal, RJC Engineers