Engineering Guide for Wood Frame Construction Now Available
The CWC publication Engineering Guide for Wood Frame Construction 2014 Edition is now available. This fourth edition is produced to provide guidance to engineers, building designers, building officials, builders, and students on the structural design of wood elements and connections for wood frame buildings that meet the requirements of Part 9 of the National Building Code of Canada. The Engineering Guide aids designers in bridging the gap between an engineered design following Part 4 of the NBC and a prescriptive design following Part 9 of the NBC. Coming soon – package deal with online version and print copy.
2015 North American Wood Design Awards
New Mountain Equipment Coop store in Kelowna will have prominent wood features
Surrey fire chief discusses safety in wood construction
New UBC student residence to be among world’s tallest wood buildings
One of the tallest wood buildings in the world will soon be constructed at UBC, providing housing for hundreds of students. When completed, the $51.5-million residence building will stand 53 metres tall (about 174 feet). Read UBC’s press release.