Wood Archive

  • It’s been an exciting whirlwind of activity since we started out, but we feel the best is yet to come. Please join us as the ride continues. As Ontario’s only magazine for sustainable building and architecture, we have featured some of the most prominent green […]

    Celebrating seven successful years

    It’s been an exciting whirlwind of activity since we started out, but we feel the best is yet to come. Please join us as the ride continues. As Ontario’s only magazine for sustainable building and architecture, we have featured some of the most prominent green […]

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  • 79&PARK / BIG Located on the edge of Gärdet, a treasured national park, Kullen makes conscious decisions to provide a sensitive, respectful form while allowing the same choices to simultaneously manifest as exceptional residences with spectacular views. In direct response to the context, the northwest […]

    Building with Wood

    79&PARK / BIG Located on the edge of Gärdet, a treasured national park, Kullen makes conscious decisions to provide a sensitive, respectful form while allowing the same choices to simultaneously manifest as exceptional residences with spectacular views. In direct response to the context, the northwest […]

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  • Moriyama & Teshima Architects & Acton Ostry Architects design a 12-storey wood building at George Brown College’s Waterfront Campus in Toronto George Brown College envisions The Arbour as a landmark, tall wood, low-carbon building that will feature ecological innovation across its entire life cycle and be […]

    The Arbour, George Brown College’s tall wood building

    Moriyama & Teshima Architects & Acton Ostry Architects design a 12-storey wood building at George Brown College’s Waterfront Campus in Toronto George Brown College envisions The Arbour as a landmark, tall wood, low-carbon building that will feature ecological innovation across its entire life cycle and be […]

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  • York Region’s Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre has been awarded Living Building Challenge certification by the International Living Future Institute; the most rigorous sustainability standard in the world. “A truly inspirational example of forest stewardship and regenerative building construction, the Bill Fisch Forest […]

    International Living Future Institute certifies Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre the first Living Building Challenge project in Canada

    York Region’s Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre has been awarded Living Building Challenge certification by the International Living Future Institute; the most rigorous sustainability standard in the world. “A truly inspirational example of forest stewardship and regenerative building construction, the Bill Fisch Forest […]

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  •   Active House: a model of sustainable suburban development By Sarah Hicks Communications Cordinator Ontario WoodWORKS! Active House has a vision for the future. It’s one where buildings create healthier and more comfortable lives for occupants, without negative impact on the climate, moving us towards a […]

    Superkül

      Active House: a model of sustainable suburban development By Sarah Hicks Communications Cordinator Ontario WoodWORKS! Active House has a vision for the future. It’s one where buildings create healthier and more comfortable lives for occupants, without negative impact on the climate, moving us towards a […]

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  • Winner of wood design award an owner-driven, intergenerational home The House on Ancaster Creek is an example of owner-driven development, creating a unique solution to the complex issue of aging-in-place. The project in Ancaster, Ontario, has won the WoodWorks 2017 residential wood design award. It […]

    HOUSE ON ANCASTER CREEK

    Winner of wood design award an owner-driven, intergenerational home The House on Ancaster Creek is an example of owner-driven development, creating a unique solution to the complex issue of aging-in-place. The project in Ancaster, Ontario, has won the WoodWorks 2017 residential wood design award. It […]

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  • Visionary architect proposes project with ‘zero-emission, zero-waste, zero-poverty’ for Philippines Paris-based architect Vincent Callebaut consistently attempts to bring an environmental preservation theme into his projects. In the Summer 2017 issue of Green Building + Architecture magazine, we featured an article on Callebaut’s Agora Garden Tower, […]

    Futuristic eco-resort

    Visionary architect proposes project with ‘zero-emission, zero-waste, zero-poverty’ for Philippines Paris-based architect Vincent Callebaut consistently attempts to bring an environmental preservation theme into his projects. In the Summer 2017 issue of Green Building + Architecture magazine, we featured an article on Callebaut’s Agora Garden Tower, […]

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  • Proposed project utilizing wood and plants seen as catalyst for future sustainable buildings Penda architects have teamed up with wood consultants from CLT-brand Tmber to propose a modular and natural high-rise tower in Toronto. The Tree Tower Toronto project is seen as a catalyst for […]

    Tree Tower Toronto

    Proposed project utilizing wood and plants seen as catalyst for future sustainable buildings Penda architects have teamed up with wood consultants from CLT-brand Tmber to propose a modular and natural high-rise tower in Toronto. The Tree Tower Toronto project is seen as a catalyst for […]

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  • World’s leading tree house company caters to every whim while maintaining sustainability focus There are many ways to connect with your inner child. But perhaps none can compare with the pure, unadulterated joy experienced when you drift back to less-stressful times when dreams were constant […]

    When dreams come true

    World’s leading tree house company caters to every whim while maintaining sustainability focus There are many ways to connect with your inner child. But perhaps none can compare with the pure, unadulterated joy experienced when you drift back to less-stressful times when dreams were constant […]

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  • World’s tallest wood structure in B.C. a quantum leap forward for Canada’s forest and construction industries It can be easy to get caught up in all the hoopla about the tallest wood building in the world being built in Canada, at the University of British […]

    Top of the world

    World’s tallest wood structure in B.C. a quantum leap forward for Canada’s forest and construction industries It can be easy to get caught up in all the hoopla about the tallest wood building in the world being built in Canada, at the University of British […]

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