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Mid-Rise Cost Comparison for Wood, Steel and Concrete

This is the first case study of its kind that analyzes four different building types of equal structural and architectural design and identifies the cost discrepancies associated with each one. Read the case study. A third party...

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City of Saint John the First Municipality in Atlantic Canada to Adopt Wood Mid-Rise Construction

The Canadian Wood Council (CWC), along with Atlantic Wood WORKS!, congratulates the City of Saint John on its decision to adopt the 2015 National Building Code provisions to allow wood mid-rise (5- and 6-storey) construction. Joining the list of...

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Reaching New Heights – Brock Commons Tallwood House

Feature article - Canadian Architect Author - Bruce Haden, MRAIC, Vancouver-based architect and urban designer The world's tallest contemporary mass timber building is nearing completion in Vancouver, presenting a pragmatic argument for how mass wood can be used for all...

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New Permanent Wood Foundations Publication Now Available!

This publication brings together all of the standards and building practices used to build these types of foundations. The new 2016 edition has been updated to conform to the requirements of CSA S406-16, CSA O86-14 and NBC 2015. In...

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Wood Design & Construction Solutions Conference

The Wood Design & Construction Solutions Conference is timed to coincide with Wood Week BC – four events across 10 days, driving innovation in wood design and construction toward a low carbon, cost-effective and efficient future built environment. Hosted...

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