March 20, 2013
VIDEO: The Ninth Annual B.C. Wood Design Awards in Vancouver
The Ninth Annual B.C. Wood Design Awards were recently held in Vancouver, showcasing the best and most innovative uses of wood in large and small-scale architecture and construction in British Columbia.
Mary Tracey, the executive director of Wood WORKS! BC spoke to the Journal of Commerce about the wide variety of projects that garnered awards throughout the evening, from large institutional buildings to residential buildings and even a monastery.
Eric Karsh of Equilibrium Consulting, who received an Engineering award for his work on projects such as the North Vancouver Civic Centre and the Prince George Airport, talked to the Journal about the progress being made in wood design and implementation.
Jana Foit of Perkins + Will also spoke to the Journal about her work on the University of British Columbia Earth Sciences Building.
CORRECTION: the Wood Champion Award was awarded to Equilibrium Consulting for projects such as the Prince George Airport and North Vancouver Civic Centre Renovation. Eric Karsh was also the engineer for the Earth Sciences Building, designed by Perkins + Will architect Jana Foit, who won the Institutional Wood Design – Large - Award.
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