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....
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....