Upcoming Events

August 21

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) National Forum

The session is open to RAIC members, non-members, members of the public, media and anyone with an interest in architecture. It is free of charge. Topics will include:News from the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC); New insurance program for architects; National architecture policy; New approach for RAIC chapters, committees, and task forces with a regional focus and national mandate; Regional advocacy issues; and 2019 Festival of Architecture.

Date: August 21

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Robson Square
800 Robson Street, Vancouver

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September 6 - 8

Global Buyers Mission

Join this networking tradeshow developed to bring together qualified international buyers of wood products from around the world, with Canadian manufacturers of products that include finished materials, building supplies and remanufacturing products. In addition, forge new business relationships with architects, designers, developers, builder & contractors.

Date: September 6 - 8

Time: All day

Location: Whistler Conference Centre
4010 Whistler Way, Whistler

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September 18 - 23

IDS - Interior Design Show

This design show is the Pacific platform for all things design, featuring designers, artists, makers and design-centric brands who have come together in Vancouver to showcase their current works, concepts and products. There will also be opportunities to hear from some of the design world’s most notable and talented personalities and connect with a long list of world-class designers that either call Vancouver home, or call on Vancouver for inspiration.

Date: September 18 - 23

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

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October 1 - November 23

15th Annual Call for Nominations - Wood Design Awards in BC

Nominate a deserving architect, engineer or building owner for an innovative and inspiring wood project | Celebrate excellence in wood building and design as winners are recognized before their peers, industry leaders and media at the much-anticipated annual awards event at the Vancouver Convention Centre | Recognize projects throughout BC – and now internationally with the International Wood Design category

Date: October 1 - November 23

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Project Gallery

Our comprehensive Project Gallery contains quick access to a large database of projects. Each profile contains a detailed overview of the project as well as the wood used to achieve the end result.

Project Gallery

Carbon Calculator

With growing pressure to reduce the carbon footprint of the built environment, building designers are increasingly being called upon to balance functionality and cost objectives with reduced environmental impact. The Carbon Calculator is a free tool that evaluates the carbon footprint of a wood building and provides results that include carbon storage and avoided emissions.

Carbon Calculator

B.C. Supplier Directory

British Columbia wood product suppliers offer a wide range of high-quality wood in both construction and appearance grades. Manufacturers in B.C. deliver a variety of commodity and specialized wood products – from dimensional lumber, engineered, mass timber and speciality products, to furniture, doors and windows, pulp, paper and pellets.

B.C. Supplier Directory

Resource Library

View our educational resource library consisting of wood-based case studies, modules, guides, videos, fact sheets, research and toolkits.

Resource Library

Image Library

The B.C. forest industry can download and use any of over 2,000 high-quality professional photographs at no charge for upcoming projects.

Image Library