This case study features five buildings, representative of the diverse and varied application of new techniques and best practices for five- and six-storey wood-frame construction in B.C. Download this case study, as well as the Mid-Rise 2.0 case study, from WoodWORKS! BC. Complementary to these, FPInnovations’ Mid-Rise Wood-Frame Construction Handbook covers broad design and construction topics and is designed to be used in conjunction with the National Building Code of Canada and the CSA O86 Standard. Purchase Handbook from the FPInnovations website.
This building is integral to the City of Richmond’s strategy for an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions associated with energy use by 2050 and to reduce reliance on non-renewable sources of energy.
Explore this study featuring 100 of the most significant buildings constructed from CLT in the United Kingdom over the past 15 years.
This facility showcases an example of hybrid construction in which glue-laminated beams and columns, cross-laminated timber panels, steel and concrete are combined for optimal structural performance, economy and visual effect.
Forest communities will see more jobs and opportunity from B.C.’s proactive adoption of building code changes that allow the safe construction of taller wood buildings.
The 2019 Wood Design Awards, hosted by Wood WORKS! BC, honours excellence in wood building and design.
Located in Surrey, B.C.’s fastest growing municipality, this facility with its dramatic suspended roof form is the first project to be completed on the ‘super block’ that is destined to become a regional campus of health, wellness and sports excellence.