Nominations Open: 2017 Wood Design Awards in BC


  • ~ Nominate a deserving architect, engineer or building owner for an innovative and inspiring wood project
  • ~ Celebrate excellence in wood building and design as winners are recognized before their peers, industry leaders and media at the much-anticipated annual awards event at the Vancouver Convention Centre
  • ~ Recognize projects throughout BC – and now internationally with the International Wood Design category

There is no fee required to nominate a project.  Nominations are accepted in up to two categories and self-nominations are encouraged.  Projects must have been completed in the past 3 years i.e. since December, 2013 and may not be resubmitted to win a second time in the same category.  Nomination Deadline: December 16, 2016  Read more… OR CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE NOW





2017 Wood Workshops – Registration Now Open

Mid-Rise Design Workshop

Date: January 17th, 2017                
Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Sheraton Guildford Hotel, 15269 104 Ave, Surrey, BC
Registration: Early Bird till December 20th $295. Regular Rate $349.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Description: FPInnovations will open the day of instruction by introducing participants to the new Mid-rise Wood-frame Construction Handbook…READ MORE… 

Fire Performance and Alternative Solutions for Wood Structures Workshop

Dates: March 29th – 30th, 2017
Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Sheraton Guildford Hotel, 15269 104 Ave,  Surrey, BC and the Surrey Fire Department Training Facility
Registration: Early Bird till March 1st $595. Regular Rate $649.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Description: This workshop will cover fire performance and alternative solutions for wood structures…READ MORE… 

Early Bird Registration is now open – REGISTER EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!
Questions? Contact for more information.

Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available at these great workshops. If your company is interested please contact us for details. 

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