WoodWorks now accepting nominations for East Region Wood Design Awards


WoodWorks, is now accepting nominations for  its East Region Wood Design Awards. The awards recognize excellence in wood  design and construction, as well as innovative projects that showcase wood’s  strength, beauty, versatility and cost-effectiveness. 

“We want to honor those architects,  engineers and designers that have found innovative ways to use wood in  buildings,” said Pat Schleisman, PE, regional director of WoodWorks East. “These  are real-world examples that demonstrate how wood can help maximize the beauty,  functionality and sustainability of modern buildings while in many cases  minimizing cost.” Contractors, designers, engineers and/or projects based in the Eastern US including North and South Carolina are eligible.

Projects may be submitted in nine  categories: institutional, commercial, or multi-family wood design; interior  beauty of wood; green building; exterior use of wood; traditional use of wood;  wood behind walls; and engineering. The entry deadline is December 23, 2011. There is no cost to nominate a  project  or individual and multiple submissions are encouraged. Projects must  have been completed in the past three years. Entrants can find nomination  materials and more information Here.


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