The Wood Design & Building Awards program recognizes design teams that are passionate about celebrating wood as a safe, strong and sophisticated building material. Projects submitted to the Wood Design & Building Awards program are accepted from Canada, US, and internationally, adding value to the diversity of wood building application examples.
Entries should consist of building projects that show a wide range of wood product applications and demonstrate an understanding of the special qualities of wood, such as strength, durability, beauty and cost-effectiveness.
- Architectural Interiors
- International Building
Winning projects of the Wood Design & Building Awards program are featured in the prestigious Wood Design Awards book – Celebrating Excellence in Wood Architecture. This coveted publication is designed to inspire design and construction teams to explore the realm of possibilities of wood for their next projects. A jury of prominent architects from Canada and the U.S. reviews the submissions based on various considerations such as creativity, appropriate use of wood materials in satisfying clients’ building and site requirements, and innovative design.
- Early Bird Deadline: October 30th, 2020
- Submission deadline: January 15th, 2021
- Anne Schopf, Partner at Mahlum
- John Newman, Director, Senior Architect at Snøhetta
- David Edmunds, Partner, GEC Architecture
Thank you to the Wood Design & Building Award sponsors for their ongoing support – Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Real Cedar, Sansin.
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For more information and to submit your project(s): wooddesignawards.com
Due to popular demand, the submission deadline of the Wood Design & Building Award program will be extended to January 15th. Inspired by the submissions to-date and the continued strong interest for our awards program, they’ve extended the deadline date for submissions in response to growing feedback from many of the ongoing awards supporters. As they navigate this virtual world and recognize that Fall is an extremely busy time of year for everyone, they wanted to offer everyone the opportunity to take part in the Wood Design & Building Award awards program. Your feedback was well received and the awards program looks forward to adding to their already growing number of inspiring wood submissions.