Wood Design Awards salute architects, engineers and project teams

Posted by Rumin Mann
April 5th, 2010

More than 300 design and building professionals, including architects, engineers, project teams and industry sponsors along with BC Premier Gordon Campbell and speaker Patrick Moore gathered this evening to honour the nominees and winners of the 2010 Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards. The 6th annual awards evening in Vancouver recognized leadership and innovation in wood use while being an opportunity to publicly salute and encourage continued excellence in the building and design community. Wood WORKS! is a national industry-led initiative of the Canadian Wood Council, with a goal to support innovation and provide leadership on the use of wood and wood products. Wood WORKS! BC provides education, training and technical expertise to building and design professionals involved with non-residential construction projects throughout BC. There were more than 100 nominations in 12 categories for the 2010 awards from all over BC and one from the Yukon. “The awareness and appreciation for wood is growing at an unprecedented rate,” explains Wood WORKS! BC executive director Mary Tracey. “As world attention focuses on our environment, wood continues to gain momentum as its environmental attributes are recognized.” Read More

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