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Wood Undoubtedly the Highlight at Richmond Olympic Oval

The Richmond Olympic Oval was a signature structure for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and is a precedent-setting example of advanced wood engineering and design. The design of the wood roof and its application in a building of this size … Continue reading

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Biophilic Design at Mountain Equipment Co-op in Vancouver

During the WoodSolutions 2017 tour to North America we visited the offices of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC), one of Canada’s most progressive retailers, having embraced a philosophy of corporate, social and environmental responsibility since its creation by a group of … Continue reading

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Mass Wood for the Masses at UBC

As part of the 2017 WoodSolutions tour to North America it was a special treat to finally see Brock Commons Tallwood Tower in the flesh. Brock Commons Tallwood House is a new 18-storey mass timber hybrid residence that has been … Continue reading

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