Canadian Consulting Engineer

wood structures

  • Feature Buildings

    Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre – Schreyer Award & Award of Excellence

    December 5, 2016 by Fast + Epp

    Jury Comments: “We gave this project the top technical award. It shows out-of-the-box thinking, particularly in how it spans the primary structure across the long span rather than the short span, and accommodates an undulating roof structure that has hanging timber ‘cables’ suspended between concrete buttresses.”

  • Mistissini Wooden Bridge – Engineering a Better Canada Award & Award of Excellence

    December 2, 2016 by Stantec

    Jury Comments: “This bridge won the special award given to a project that showcases how engineering enhances the social, economic or cultural quality of life of Canadians. The bridge demonstrates the strength of wood in a demanding design, supporting road traffic loads on four spans each nearly 43 metres long. It also provides a vital link in a remote community, and the local Aboriginal work force participated in its construction.”

  • Ontario Wood Awards showcase unique structures

    November 30, 2016 by CCE

    The 2016 Ontario Wood WORKS! Design Award winners were announced on November 15, recognizing  10 projects, along with their architects and structural engineers. Besides the large projects such as community centres, schools and an Orthodox church, two unique  projects won

  • Quick time finish for Brock Commons at UBC

    September 20, 2016 by CCE

    The mass wood structure and façade has been completed for the University of B.C.’s Brock Commons student residence, months ahead of schedule. The structure was completed less than 70 days after the prefabricated components were first delivered to the site. 

  • News Buildings

    Engineers part of Ontario Wood Design Awards

    November 17, 2015 by CCE

    The 2015 Ontario Wood WORKS!” design awards were handed out in Toronto on November 12. Structural engineers were named as co-winners in seven of the building categories, as follows: – St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market building, by Architecture Incorporated and engineers

  • Feature Buildings

    Fire Protecting the Eight-Storey Wood Innovation and Design Centre, B.C.

    September 3, 2015 by Canadian Wood Council/Wood Works! BC

    Site specific rules were developed for the design of the Wood Innovation and Design Centre in Prince George, B.C. to ensure the structure would safely withstand fire.