2013 BC WOOD DESIGN AWARDS

Monday, March 4, 2013
5:00 pm


Vancouver Convention Centre West | 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

Saltspring Island Residence - Rural Urban Fantasy Project)

Wood WORKS! British Columbia and the Canadian Wood Council present the 2013 BC Wood Design awards. The reception will begin at 5 pm giving guests the opportunity to mingle and to view the project story boards of all of the 2013 nominations while enjoying the background music of a local jazz ensemble. Guests will be seated for dinner at 6.30 pm.

Limited tickets may be purchased, at the cost of $100 each, by contacting: Linda Shauer at 1-877-929-9663 x 6 or lshauer@wood-works.ca

“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. The annual Wood Design Awards of BC aim to honor excellence in wood-based projects and to recognize the people and organizations that are pioneering and achieving this objective.

The Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards bring together people from all sectors to recognize leadership and innovation in wood use. The awards also serve as an opportunity to publicly recognize and encourage continued excellence in the building and design community and in the forest industry. This high profile annual event celebrates innovative structural and architectural uses of wood and provides an opportunity for architects, engineers, building designers, builders and project owners to showcase their projects. Structures commissioned after January 2008 will be considered for this year’s awards.” via wood-works.ca

2013 Wood Design Awards Jury

Henry Hawthorn, Architect (retired)
Tom Guenther, P.Eng.
Chair – Civil Engineering Department ,  Okanagan College

Douglas MacLeod, PhD, MRAIC Ph.D.
Chair – RAIC Centre for Architecture, Athabasca University

Thomas Tannert, Ph.D.
Associate Chair – Wood Building Design and Construction, UBC

Dwight Yochim, RPF
Executive Director -Truck Loggers Association

Photo: Gulf Islands Residence & Boat House, Salt Spring Island by Sean Barrington Pearson, RUFproject (Rural Urban Fantasy Project) – Recipient 2012 Wood Design Awards Architect Award. Courtesy Wood WORKS! BC

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