2017 Wood Design Award Winners Announced

2017 awards event in B.C. celebrates the best in wood design and building

VANCOUVER, March 6, 2017 /CNW/ – Excellence in contemporary building and design was celebrated this evening in Vancouver at the Wood Design Awards in B.C. More than 400 distinguished design and building professionals gathered for the 13th annual event at the Vancouver Convention Centre (West), including architects, structural engineers, project teams, local government, industry sponsors and guests. Winners and nominees of the Wood WORKS! BC 2017 Wood Design Awards were honoured and recognized for their leadership and innovation in structural and architectural wood use.  CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL MEDIA RELEASE  or, VIEW THE FULL LIST OF NOMINEES HERE


2017 Wood Workshop – Early Bird rates till March 10th!

Fire Performance and Alternative Solutions for Wood Structures Workshop

Dates: March 27th – 28th, 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 10th $449. Regular Rate $495. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Description: The Fire Demonstration and Alternate Solutions Workshop follows the guidelines and principles as set forth by our two other workshops – ‘Lateral Loads’, and ‘Timber Connections’.  As such, this program incorporates both a classroom lecture setting and an on-site demonstration….READ MORE… 


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