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16 stunning wood buildings win 2015 Wood Design Awards

The Wood in Educational Buildings award winner, Indian Mountain Student Arts & Innovation Center in Lakeville, Conn. Photo: Robert Benson Photography

February 03, 2015 | Wood Products Council

Jackson Hole (Wyo.) Airport and Stapleton Library in Staten Island, N.Y., are among the projects...

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Renderings courtesy Hines
November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Houston-based developer is planning a seven-story wood-framed office building in Minneapolis’...

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October 13, 2014 | The Softwood Lumber Board

The competition invites U.S. developers, institutions, organizations, and design teams willing to...

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July 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The concept behind the research is to slice the stalk of bamboo grass into smaller pieces to bond...

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All renderings courtesy Penda
July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically...

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July 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Residents are trying to block developers from destroying historic architecture in Tokyo's Yanaka...

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The University of British Columbia Earth Sciences Building, by Perkins + Will, i
May 29, 2014 | reThink Wood

The wood-industry advocacy group reThink Wood has released "...

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The lobby and staircase use thousands of lengths of repurposed timber. Photo cou
May 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The recently opened NewActon Nishi apartment complex in Canberra, Australia, features one of the...

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The Tree, on Bergen, Norway's, waterfront, will consist of wood structural modul
May 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A 14-story luxury apartment block in central Bergen, Norway, will be the world's tallest timber-f...

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Designed by Centerbrook Architects and Planners, the Hotchkiss School's new Biom
March 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From bold structural glulam designs to striking textured wall and ceiling schemes, these award-wi...

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March 19, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

Green Building Initiative (GBI) Vice President for National Affairs Erin Schaffer is participated...

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September 09, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The first annual BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland conference and expo kicked off this morni...

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The Timber Tower, @SOM
June 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a report released today, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill discu...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...

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Lend Lease builds world's tallest timber apartment building
February 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction giant Lend Lease recently put the finishing touches on Forté, a 10-story apartment c...

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ANSI standard for interior doors open for second public ballot
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WDMA I.S.6A-11, Industry Standard for Interior Architectural Wood Stile and Rail Doors a...

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February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New design values for all sizes and grades of visually graded Southern Pine dimension lumber were...

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This suburban Seattle Starbucks was built with shipping containers.
February 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Coffee giant Starbucks is rolling out mini-stores with maximum local flavor, as part of an intern...

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8 eye-popping wood building projects
February 05, 2013 | WoodWorks, posted by BD+C Staff

From 100-foot roof spans to novel reclaimed wood installations, the winners of the 2013 National...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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Tiina Antinoja
September 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The award is given for a student work in which wood as a building material has a central role....

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

June 01, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The full report contains participating firm demographics, energy reduction initiatives undertaken...

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The current Ka Makani Community Center lobby entry following rehabilitation.
May 31, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

An abandoned historic structure gains a new life as the focal point of a legendary military distr...

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The new hall is tracking for USGBC LEED Gold certification.
May 31, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Clad in glass and copper-colored panels, the three-story building thrusts outward from the core o...

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Ken Drake
May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Drake’s more than 30 years of diversified design and project delivery experience spans a broad ra...

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April 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Design professionals who are members of APA’s Professional Associates are automatically enrolled...

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DensDeck panels have been shown to withstand delamination, deterioration, warpin
April 26, 2012 | By Barry Reid, LEED AP BD&C, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

Now more than ever, a well-insulated and well protected roof is critical in new or renovated comm...

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