Wood

Wood

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....

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....

Rising from the ashes

Award-winning rebuild of St. Elias church in Brampton incorporates innovative wood products and new technologies Like the legendary phoenix, Brampton’s St. Elias Ukrainian Catholic Church has risen from the ashes –....

The three C’s

With wood building products and climate change goals that means carbon, construction and COP21 By Peter Moonen, National Sustainability Manager Canadian Wood Council BC Passive House Plant, Pemberton BC Photo Credit: Ema Peter Courtesy of the....

Above all else

Highest wooden building in the world to be built in Amsterdam Beginning in 2017, construction of the tallest timber tower in the world will get underway on the banks of the....

Wood – Renewable and Responsible Choice

Wood – a natural choice for today when considering our tomorrow by Peter Moonen National Sustainability Manager Canadian Wood Council Photography: Ema Peter (Vancouver, BC) Photo courtesy of the Wood Design & Building Awards Program In....

Forest Stewardship and Education Centre wins Environmental Design Award

Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre built to world’s strictest environmental standards By Sarah Hicks Walking through the Hollidge Tract of the York Regional Forest today it is difficult to believe....

Treehouse

Up, up and away Adventurous homeowner bucks tradition with unique treehouse dwelling Photo credits JVL Photography For 20 years, the owner of a beautifully-lush, heavily-wooded Ottawa property lived in a little bungalow surrounded....

A secret place

The Grotto Sauna is a feat of old-world craftsmanship and new-world sustainability There’s something striking and arresting – and in this case, mysterious – about the all-wood Grotto Sauna. All we know....

A taste of Spain

The ‘wood dances’ in the visionary art nouveau design featured at Bar Raval Some might go to a bar to get a relaxing drink after work. But at Bar Raval, Toronto’s pintxos....

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