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The Sky’s the Limit – Wood you believe it?!

By Natalie Tarini Communication Manager and Canadian Wood Council Secretary Wood Innovation and Design Center Photograph by: Ema Peter, Courtesy of Michael Green Architecture, Vancouver BC When we’re young, we’re encouraged to dream big.....

Why a wood house is a good house

The folks at Confederation Log & Timber Frame know all about the many green benefits First, let’s clear up one misconception about log homes – they are definitely not bad for....

Schooled in Sustainability: Algonquin College’s Perth Campus Meets the Gold Standard

Algonquin College’s new Perth Campus building by GRC Architects is a 4,155 m2 (44,715 ft2) facility that combined several strategies, including sustainable wood construction, to create an efficient, environmentally responsive....

Safe, Strong and Sophisticated – New Construction Option to Transform Ontario Streetscapes

By Michael Giroux A change in construction rules for midrise buildings in Ontario will not only reduce their carbon footprint through the increased use of renewable wood products, but will also....

Wood Solutions – Innovations and Opportunities for the 21st Century

By Adam Robertson, M.A.Sc., EIT When Gustave Eiffel, proposed building a skeletal steel structure for the Paris World Fair, he was ridiculed by professional engineers and most of high society in....

World’s largest wooden structure

Spain’s Metropol Parasol a magnet for tourists, with a honeycomb design featuring museum, farmers’ market, elevated plaza and panoramic terrace Its claim to fame – recognition as the world’s largest....

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