Upcoming Events

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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October 11 - February 5

Building Smart with 2018 BC Building Code Changes - Regional Meetings

Learn about changes in Part 9 of the BC Building Code that will come into force at the end of 2018 and explore a variety of approaches to comply with them. These changes will include new provisions for stairs, guards, sound transmission and seismic requirements, accessibility, energy and water efficiency standards, and other design elements with the focus on single family and low-rise residential buildings.

The seminar was developed in collaboration with the Building and Safety Standards Branch, CHBA-BC, BOABC, EGBC, ASTTBC, AIBC, and new home warranty providers. You may filter the BC Housing events page by ‘Building Smart’ to view details on all regional events.

Date: October 11 - February 5

Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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October 22 - December 3

Supply Chain Management Course

The Centre for Advanced Wood Processing (CAWP) will be offering a Supply Chain Management Online Course that will will demystify the topic of supply chain management and relate it to other operational decision areas such as production and business finance. The course starts on September 10 for six weeks and is online.

Date: October 22 - December 3

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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October 22 - December 3

Factory Planning and Equipment Justification Course

The Centre for Advanced Wood Processing (CAWP) will be offering a Factory Planning and Equipment Justification Online Course designed for anyone who has full or partial responsibility for planning a new facility, improving or enlarging an existing facility, or evaluating the purchase of new equipment such as production machinery. The course starts on October 22 for six weeks and is online.

Date: October 22 - December 3

Time: 8:00 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