Solid Wood: Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design
Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly single-family residential idiom to a rival of concrete and steel construction for a variety of building types, including high rises. This new solid wood architecture offers unparalleled […]
Technical Position – Fire Safety
The Canadian Wood Council, the national association representing Canadian manufacturers of wood products used in construction, seeks a highly motivated and skilled individual to advance the use of wood products as a state-of-the-art building material. The candidate will be responsible for strategic building code and standards initiatives; applied engineering problem-solving; developing new design tools and […]
Wood-Frame Construction Opportunity
Colin D’Mello has the details on how new provincial building codes could dramatically alter the look of some streets. Click here to see the video.
CWC Applauds Ontario's Decision on Mid-Rise
The Canadian Wood Council (CWC) and Wood WORKS! Ontario are pleased with the announcement made today by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, MPP Ted McMeekin, the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, MPP Bill Mauro, and the Minister of Northern Development and Mines, MPP Michael Gravelle, that Ontario will enact code changes to […]