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Two Okanagan projects have been remarked for excellence in wood architecture and design


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Two Okanagan projects and an industry leader in wood construction have been recognized by the 2018 Wood Design Awards. Wood WORKS! is a national industry-led program of the Canadian Wood Council, with a goal to support innovation and provide leadership on the use of wood products and building systems.

The Penticton Lakeside Resort, west wing construction by CEI Architecture Associates Inc. won the Commercial Wood Design award and the trades renewal and expansion project at the Kelowna campus of Okanagan College took the Institutional Wood Design award.

Bill Downing, president of Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation of Penticton, was presented the Jury`s Choice Award. He has been a wood industry leader and advocate for wood for more than 30 years.

Structurlam products were used in the Penticton Lakeside Resort construction and at Brock Commons, the most celebrated project of the 2018 Wood Design Awards in B.C. Brock Commons used the cross-laminated timber panels created by Structurlam.


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February 28, 2018