WoodWorks, an initiative of the Wood Products Council, has announced the winners of its 2016 Wood Design Awards.
“WoodWorks Wood Design Awards celebrate projects and design teams that showcase the innovative use of wood as both a structural and finish material,” said Jennifer Cover, PE, executive director of WoodWorks/Wood Products Council. “Ranging from mass timber to traditional wood-frame, this year’s winning projects exemplify wood’s many attributes, from structural performance and design versatility, to sustainability and cost effectiveness.”
National awards are being presented in nine categories including:
- Multi-Story Wood Design
- Commercial Wood Design
- Wood in Government Buildings
- Institutional Wood Design
- Wood in Educational Buildings
- Beauty of Wood – Innovation
- Beauty of Wood – Craft
- Green Building by Nature
- Green Building by Design
Seven Regional Excellence Awards will be presented at regional Wood Solutions Fairs beginning with the North Central Wood Solutions Fair in Minneapolis on March 23.
Multi-Story Wood Design: The Radiator • Portland, OR
Commercial Wood Design: Framework • Portland, OR
Wood in Government Buildings: Chicago Horizon • Chicago, IL
Institutional Wood Design: Fire Station 76 • Gresham, OR
Wood in Educational Buildings: Our Lady of Montserrat Chapel • Seattle, WA
Beauty of Wood – Innovation: China Pavillion Milan Expo 2015 • Milan, Italy
Beauty of Wood – Craft: Whitetail Woods Regional Park Camper Cabins • Empire Township, MN
Green Building by Nature: Nest We Grow • Taiki-cho, Hiro-gun, Hokkaido, Japan
Green Building by Design: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon • Bend, OR
Complete winner information, Regional Excellence award winners and photos of the winning projects are available here, along with a wide range of technical and educational resources for design and building professionals.