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2020 Wood Design & Building Awards

Deadline to Submit: November 20, 2020 at midnight PST


The Wood Design & Building Awards program invites North American and International entries for 2020 -honouring excellence in wood architecture.

Entries should consist of building projects that show a wide range of wood product applications and demonstrate an understanding of the special qualities of wood, such as strength, durability, beauty and cost-effectiveness.

All projects completed in the period between January 1st, 2017 and November 15th, 2020 are eligible for entry [except previous winning projects of the Wood Design & Building Awards].


A jury of prominent architects from Canada and the U.S. will review all entries based on various considerations such as creativity, appropriate use of wood materials in satisfying clients’ building and site requirements and innovative design.The judging will take place on December 4th, 2020 and the results will be announced early January, 2021 .

Honor, Merit and Citation awards will be given at the discretion of the jury. Framed Award certificates and one copy of the 2019-20 Celebrating Excellence in Wood Architecture will be distributed in the fall of 2021 to the winners.

More info about this call for submissions here.