21st Century Wood Design, Building and Construction Solutions – A primer for contractors and builders

NEW RESOURCE JUST RELEASED BY WOOD WORKS! BC

21st Century Wood Design, Building and Construction Solutions – A primer for contractors and builders. This comprehensive yet concise publication provides an overview of a new generation of wood building products, systems and techniques which are making bigger, taller and more complex wood buildings possible.  This B.C. publication showcases where innovative wood products have been used in recent projects in B.C. and answers common questions.

To receive a free hard-copy by mail, please e-mail Bob Brown (Vancouver Island) or Bill Billups (BC Mainland).

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naturally:wood is a comprehensive information resource that brings together the latest, most reliable data about wood performance, green building and life cycle assessment, as well as British Columbia’s wide variety of forest products, manufacturers, sustainable forest practices, certification of forests, wood products and more.

Links to related topics provide architects, builders, wood, pulp and paper manufacturers and their customers the ability to explore further resources on wood products. A product supplier directory and certification search engine enable convenience and informed choice when sourcing wood, pulp and paper products.

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Wood Design Award Winners in BC

2014 awards event in B.C. celebrates the best in wood building and design

Monday, March 3, 2014 10 years of Wood Design Awards in B.C. were celebrated by more than 350 distinguished design and building professionals this evening at the Vancouver Convention Centre (West), including architects, structural engineers, project teams, local government, industry sponsors and guests. Nominees and winners of the Wood WORKS! BC 2014 Wood Design Awards were honoured and recognized, as were those who have participated in the Wood Design Awards in B.C. during the past decade.

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VIEW CNW POST WITH FULL EVENT INFO AND PHOTOS
CLICK HERE FOR A PHOTO VIDEO OF THE WINNING PROJECTS
CLICK HERE FOR A 10 YR RETROSPECTIVE VIDEO – WOOD DESIGN AWARDS IN BC

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Live Webcam of the construction of UNBC’s WIDC

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Wood Innovation & Design Centre
The Wood Innovation & Design Centre will be an iconic multi-use wood building in the heart of downtown Prince George. The building will house academic and research programs from UNBC focused on advanced building systems, engineered wood products, interior wood design and applications, and other value-added wood products.

About This Project
The WIDC will promote expertise in advanced building systems, engineered wood products, interior wood design and applications, and other value-added wood products. It has been designed by Michael Green Architecture and is being built by PCL West Coast Constructors at the corner of 5th Avenue and George Street, in Prince George, BC. The building will feature a variety of unique construction techniques to create a new model for wood construction that can be replicated in a variety of applications.

More Information Online
To view the construction of the Wood Innovation and Design Centre and access information about the academic programs that will be delivered inside of it, click the UNBC live webcam link below.

Click here for the LIVE UNBC WIDC WebCams

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