WoodWorks, an initiative of the Wood Products Council, has announced the winners of the 2016 Wood Design Awards. Honoring projects that “showcase the innovative use of wood as both a structural and finish material,” this year’s awards highlight the many uses and attributes of wood, “from structural performance and design versatility to sustainability and cost effectiveness.”
The Wood Design Awards are both National and Regional, with regional awards being presented at Wood Solutions Fairs across the country starting in late March.
The winners of the Wood Design Awards are:
Multi-Story Wood Design: The Radiator; Portland, OR / PATH Architecture
Commercial Wood Design: Framework; Portland, OR / Works Partnership Architecture
Wood in Government Buildings: Chicago Horizon; Chicago, IL / Ultramoderne
Institutional Wood Design: Fire Station 76; Gresham, OR / Hennebery Eddy Architects
Wood in Education Buildings: Our Lady of Montserrat Chapel; Seattle, WA / Hennebery Eddy Architects
Beauty of Wood—Innovation: China Pavilion Milan Expo 2015; Milan, Italy / Studio Link-Arc, LLC
Beauty of Wood—Craft: Whitetail Woods Regional Park Camper Cabins; Empire Township, MN / HGA Architects and Engineers
Green Building by Nature: Nest We Grow; Taiki-cho, Hiro-gun, Hokkaido, Japan / University of California, Berkely, College of Environmental Design
Green Building by Design: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon; Bend, OR / Hacker
Regional Excellence Winners
The Brooklyn Riverside; Jacksonville, FL / Dwell Design Studio
Cottonwood Valley Charter School E-Pod; Socorro, NM / Environmental Dynamics, Inc.
Olney Branch, Montgomery County Public Libraries; Olney, MD / The Lukmire Partnership, Inc.
Office > Entropy; New York, NY / Taylor and Miller Architecture and Design
Aspen Art Museum; Aspen, CO / Shigeru Ban Architects
Scott Family Amazeum; Bentonville, AR / Haizlip Studio, PLLC
Terry Trueblood Boathouse; Iowa City, IA / ASK Studio
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