Education and Events:

Wood Design Awards

The 1st Annual Atlantic Wood Design Awards will recognize excellence in wood construction and design, and honor the people and organizations that showcase and promote the use of wood in our region. A jury of experts will review the nominations and chose the winners based on several factors including: creativity, distinctive use of wood materials, ability to satisfy client and site requirements, innovation and overall aesthetics. The event will be held March 25 2015 in Halifax NS.

Atlantic Awards:

  1. Atlantic Architect of the year
  2. Atlantic Engineer of the year
  3. Atlantic Residential project of the year
  4. Hybrid building of the year

Provincial Award Categories:

  1. Multi-Unit Residential
  2. Non Residential (Institutional/Commercial/Industrial)

* Categories subject to change if there are not sufficient nominees

 Click here to submit your project

Wood Design Seminars

These are free sessions targeted to Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Developers, Code Officials, Bureaucrats and all levels of government. Three hours of structured learning are provided at each seminar and a continuing education certificate will be issued to any willing participants.  Breakfast or lunch will be provided depending on the time of the schedule. All individuals must register by the registration deadline and submit their refundable registration deposit. Check our events calender for upcoming wood design seminars.

Register for up-coming Seminars

Lunch and Learns

Are you in the planning stages of a construction project and would like to explore wood construction possibilities? Would your company like to know about new and emerging engineered wood products and wood construction systems? If you answer yes to one of these questions contact us to schedule this free and intimate, educational opportunity.


Presentations and Downloads:

This is where you will be able to find speaker presentations at the conclusion of a session.

Fire Ratings & Fire Performance of Wood Buildings – Ben Coles
Sustainable Building Design through Green Globes – David Stewart
Wood Design in 6 Storey Buildings – Kevin Below