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Toronto nominees for Wood WORKS! 8th Annual Awards

Tuesday, October 28th 2008 10:33:20am

Toronto nominees for Wood WORKS! 8th Annual Awards

(North Bay, Ontario)  Wood WORKS! is pleased to announce the nominees for the 8th Annual Ontario Wood WORKS! Awards. The 2008 awards will be presented during the 8th Annual Awards Gala in Toronto on Wednesday, November 12, in the Cohen Ballroom at the Toronto Congress Centre (award presentation at 6:30 pm).

The Wood WORKS! Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in Ontario's wood-based construction, recognizing people and organizations dedicated to pioneering and preserving the use of wood.

Nominees from Toronto include:
The 411 Offset: A Room at the Gladstone Hotel
The Arabzadeh Residence
The Bloorview Kids Rehab-Pavilions
The Building Blocks Archetype Sustainable House
Camp Arowhon Headquarters
The Dunn Avenue Triplex
Ellis Park House
Humber College Music Production Facility and Recording Studio
The Island Yacht Club
The Multifaith Centre, University of Toronto
The Munro-Dzupina Residence: Garden Pavilion Carport
The S. Walter Stewart Library
The Spadina Wavedeck
The Stantec Office
The Jantzi Research Office Renovation

Working with the design community, Wood WORKS! connects practitioners with resources related to the use of wood in commercial construction, assists in product sourcing, and facilitates the delivery of education and training. The project's mandate is to work toward changing attitudes and perceptions about wood use by communicating its attributes as a sustainable, cost-effective and innovative material (See for more information).

Wood WORKS! is an industry led initiative of the Canadian Wood Council.


For additional information on the Awards program, the 2008 nominees, and digital photos of nominated projects, please contact:

Sarah Hicks, shicks (at), 1-866-886-3574 ext. 384
Don Huff, huffd (at) or 416-972-7404

Please note
– RSVP’s for media credentials and dinner arrangements are preferred, please confirm attendance with Sarah Hicks.

Wood WORKS!is a national, industry-led initiative spearheaded by the Canadian Wood Council and industry partners to promote the increased use of wood in commercial, industrial and institutional construction.