Tourist attractions and visitor centres throughout B.C. have drawn inspiration from the natural environment, with abundant use of wood.
Mass timber is the next big step in green buildings. The benefits of mass timber include its ease of construction and light carbon footprint.
Integrated project delivery (IPD) is proving very effective for the design and construction of prefabricated mass timber buildings.
Through its Wood First Act, the province of B.C. encourages public institutions to consider using wood in construction where appropriate.
A writer and poet shares his encounters with nature and wood on a trip travelling south from Pemberton via the Lower Mainland to Penticton.
Throughout British Columbia, local residents are using sustainably harvested B.C. wood to build arts, cultural and community centres.
A First Nations forester turns to traditional knowledge and new technology for wiser resource management.
An increasing number of health-care facilities are making use of wood in their buildings to bring a warm, natural aesthetic.
Studies have shown the health benefits of wood in the built indoor environment including lower blood pressure, heart rate, and stress levels.
Architect and timber advocate Peter Busby is taking his passion for wood to another level, having worked with all manner of wood over the years.
B.C. forest products are a predominant structural and finishing material for a wide range of transit infrastructure throughout the province.
An effective insulator with a warm aesthetic, wood is particularly well suited to the demanding atmospheres of swimming pools as well as ice rinks.
A demand for sustainable design is making wood the right choice for a variety of residential and hotel projects. Wood construction offers various benefits.
Multi-family developers are discovering that the innovative use of wood and mass-timber construction can save money and offer a competitive advantage.
As students returned to school, they settled in to educational environments made warmer and more comfortable through the use of wood in building design.
Abbotsford Senior Secondary School principal Rob Comeau talks about why wood is good for schools and how wood makes students feel at home.
Showcasing the beauty of wood, B.C. forest products are being used to help make recreational facilities feel warm and inviting.