WOOD WORKS! ALBERTA ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2022 PRAIRIE WOOD DESIGN AWARDS

WOOD WORKS! ALBERTA ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2022 PRAIRIE WOOD DESIGN AWARDS

Celebrating exceptional wood architecture across the Prairies

Wood WORKS! Alberta is excited to announce the winners of the 2022 Prairie Wood Design Awards program. This prestigious group of leading architects, engineers, and project teams are being recognized for their contributions in advancing the use of wood in construction through design excellence, advocacy, and innovation. 

This year’s winners showcased projects using locally sourced wood, architecturally appealing and sophisticated designs.  

And the winners are:

INDUSTRIAL: Calgary Transitway Stations, gec architecture

JURY’S CHOICE: Travis Price Camp Manitou, 1×1 architecture inc.

RECREATIONAL: Waskesiu Beach House, 1×1 architecture inc.

RESIDENTIAL: Roxboro Residence 2021, DeJong Design Associates Ltd

COMMERCIAL: 300 West Block, gec architecture

INSTITUTIONAL: Wanuskewin Heritage Park, aodbt architecture + interior design

INTERIOR SHOWCASE: Genevieve E. Yates, SONGER architecture inc

INDUSTRY AWARD: Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Community Centre, SONGER architecture inc

 

Award winners will receive a customized wooden trophy to acknowledge their ability to push the boundaries of wood in construction. 

“The winning projects go above and beyond in demonstrating design excellence and innovation in their use of wood as a building material,” says Rory Koska, Program Director of Wood WORKS! Alberta. “They are simply spectacular visually and sophisticated in their designs and truly demonstrate the epitome of what construction with wood looks like. They help us to showcase the importance of using wood in construction to embrace sustainable and ethically sound building techniques. “ 

Wood WORKS! Alberta and the Canadian Wood Council, extend their appreciation to everyone who participated in the 2022 Awards program, and congratulate all the award recipients. 

View our 10 minute video 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 • rkoska@wood-works.ca