The Clayton Community Centre Is the First of Its Kind

It’s good to be first. That’s an accolade Surrey, BC, knows all about. The city, about 40 km southeast of Vancouver, is home to the...

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Building a Bridge

Rehana Begg There was a time when using timber in bridge construction would have been dismissed as unsafe or unstable relative to the...

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Movin’ On Up

Claude Lamothe and Jim Taggart Despite the race to build the highest mass timber building, the low-rise market segment is still an...

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Case Study: Hayward Field

Caroline March-Long and Andre Lema The reimagined Hayward Field at the University of Oregon in Eugene is a “theater” for track and...

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Downhill From Here

Tobogganing is a classic, fun-time activity for all ages during our long winters. Of course, plastic toboggans are a dime a dozen at your...

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Making Waves in Dartmouth with Riptide House

Joel Kranc In 2017, two Nova Scotia surfers, Jason Van Meer and Deborah Dobbin, who were living near the world-famous surf area known as...

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Fighting Climate Change Through Canadian Forestry

Canada is home to not only the ultimate carbon sink but one of the world’s most renewable and sustainable resources....

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Appealing Interiors

Don’t judge a book by its cover – especially when it comes to buildings. Often, the exterior is merely a hint at what’s inside. As we...

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A Portable, Eco-Friendly Hot Tub

For almost 20 years, AlumiTubs has produced aluminum-lined, wood-fired (a.k.a. “off-grid”) cedar hot tubs that are handmade and fully...

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Preserving a Place for Wood in North American Infrastructure

Co-authored by Wood Preservation Canada and the Western Wood Preservers Institute   What do houses, transportation and electricity...

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