WoodWorks Announces Winners of 2017 Wood Design Awards

WoodWorks – Wood Products Council has announced the winners of its 2017 Wood Design Awards, which celebrates excellence in wood building design across the U.S. Chosen by an independent jury in nine national categories, the winning projects exemplify attributes of wood such as beauty, strength, versatility and sustainability.
 
“This year’s winning projects are interesting in part for what they say about the state of wood building design,” says WoodWorks Executive Director, Jennifer Cover. “The design community is embracing innovative materials, systems and techniques, contributing to a modern wood aesthetic that’s still linked to traditional wood construction and beauty. The concept of what a wood building can or should be is expanding, and that’s exciting. It’s an honor for us to share these projects with a wider audience.”
 
The 2017 Wood Design Awards were chosen by an independent jury that included:

 
National award categories include:

  • Wood School Design
  • Multi-Family Wood Design
  • Commercial Wood Design – Multi-Story
  • Commercial Wood Design – Low-Rise
  • Institutional Wood Design
  • Wood in Government Buildings
  • Beauty of Wood
  • Green Building with Wood
  • Special Achievement

 
Seven Regional Excellence Awards will be presented at regional Wood Solutions Fairs beginning with the Texas Wood Solutions Fair in Dallas.

National Winners

Regional Excellence Winners

 
Photos of the winning projects are available on the WoodWorks website along with a wide range of technical and educational resources for design and building professionals.

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