2014 Wood Works! BC Awards Celebration

The architectural community was well represented at the 10th Annual Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards Gala, held Monday, March 3, 2014 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This awards program recognizes leadership and innovation in wood use. This year’s awards program embraced 113 nominations in 12 categories. Among the evening’s honourees were:

Residential Wood Design Award:
David Hewitt Architect AIBC, Hewitt + Company Architecture – Silver Lake House, Silver Lake, WA

Multi-Unit Residential Wood Design Award:
Andreas Kaminski Architect AIBC, aka architecture + design inc. – Red Sky Townhomes, Whistler, B.C.

Commercial Wood Design Award:
Mike Mammone Architect AIBC, Ratio Architecture – Interior Design – Planning – Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union – Uptown Branch, Salmon Arm, B.C.

Interior Beauty Design Award:
James Tuer Architect AIBC, JWT Architecture and Planning – Forest House, Bowen Island, B.C.

Institutional Wood Design – Small Award:
Dave McIntyre Architect AIBC, David Nairne + Associates Ltd. – Yunesit’in Health Centre, Hanceville, B.C.

Institutional Wood Design – Large Award:
Jennifer Marshall Architect AIBC, Urban Arts Architecture – T’it’q’et Community Hall + Health Centre, Lillooet, B.C.

Western Red Cedar Award:
Alfred Waugh Architect AIBC, Formline Architecture + Urbanism – Liard River Hot Springs Facility, Liard River, B.C.

Wood Champion Award:
Peter Busby Architect AIBC, Perkins + Will – Earth Sciences Building and Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability in Vancouver; the Brentwood; Gilmore Skytrain Stations; Kingsway Pedestrian Bridge.

Engineer Award:
Gerald Epp P.Eng., Fast + Epp Structural Engineers – Bow River Bridge, Banff, Alberta.

The Architect Award:
Mike Mammone Architect AIBC, Ratio Architecture – Interior Design – Planning – Salmon Arm Savings and Credit Union – Uptown Branch, Salmon Arm, B.C.

The Wood Innovation Award:
Gord Macdonald, Macdonald & Lawrence Timber Framing – WildPlay, in Kelowna, B.C.

Environmental Performance Award:
John Wall Architect AIBC, PUBLIC: Architecture + Communication – Centennial Beach Boundary Bay Regional Park Pavilion in Delta, B.C.

There were also two honourable mentions:

  • Peter Busby Architect AIBC, Robert Drew Architect AIBC, Perkins + Will – Samuel Brighouse Elementary School, Richmond, B.C.
  • Karen Marler Architect AIBC, Hughes Condon Marler Architects – UniverCity Childcare Centre, Burnaby, B.C.

Wood WORKS! is a national industry-led initiative of the Canadian Wood Council, with a goal to support innovation and provide leadership on the use of wood and wood products.

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