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Congratulations to the Winners of the Ontario Wood WORKS! Awards



We are honoured to have won the Wood Design Award from Ontario Wood WORKS! this week for the Ontario Wood Pavilion. We helped design this booth for Ontario Wood at The Interior Design Show (IDS17) earlier this year along with blackLAB architects. The show took place between January 19-22 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Daily Commercial News writes about the 2017 Ontario Wood WORKS! Awards:

Architects, engineers, developers and other construction industry professionals at the forefront of wood design in the province were recognized during the recent 17th annual Ontario Wood WORKS! Awards.

The awards program honours people and organizations that through design excellence, advocacy and innovation are advancing the use of wood in all types of construction.

“It is our privilege to celebrate Ontario’s wood design leaders,” said Marianne Berube, executive director of the Ontario Wood WORKS! program. “Wood is an extraordinary building material. It is also a sustainable building solution. Design professionals who understand the need for sustainable development are specifying wood products for innovative, environmentally responsible construction.”

Ontario Wood WORKS! presented 12 awards at a Nov. 1 event in Toronto. Ten awards went to specific wood projects and two were given to professionals for contributions to the building industry that advance the case for wood design and construction.

Ontario Wood Pavilion — Interior Design Show 2017, Toronto (Commercial Wood Design Award)

Architect: blackLAB Architects Inc.
Engineer: Moses Structural Engineers

Framing lumber from EACOM’s Nairn Centre sawmill and sustainable aspen plywood by Rockshield EWP were used to create a sculptural backdrop in the 1,700-square-foot pavilion.

Wood WORKS! is a national, industry-led initiative of the Canadian Wood Council that promotes and supports the use of wood in all types of construction.

Photos courtesy of blackLAB architects.

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