Name for Nominations: WoodWorks Proclaims 2022 Wooden Design Awards

WoodWorks – Wooden Merchandise Council introduced at the moment that it’s in search of nominations for the 2022 U.S. Wooden Design Awards, which acknowledge excellence and innovation in mass timber, heavy timber, conventional wood-frame and hybrid buildings. A non-profit devoted to serving to challenge groups design, engineer and assemble profitable wooden buildings, WoodWorks has been internet hosting its award program for 15 years as a approach to acknowledge builders and design groups whose creativity and emphasis on high quality proceed to broaden the chances for wooden buildings.

“Wooden means so many issues as a contemporary constructing resolution. It is serving to us meet aggressive sustainability targets whereas inspiring constructing designers—and constructing occupants—all underscored by the unimaginable flexibility and resilience of each conventional and revolutionary techniques,” mentioned Jennifer Cowl, WoodWorks’ President and CEO. “The awards are an opportunity to have a good time wooden’s excellence at each scale, together with its considerate software, and groups throughout the nation who understand its potential in ways in which inspire others to do the identical.”

Nominations can be judged by an impartial jury of design and constructing professionals, who will choose tasks in 9 classes and as much as 10 tasks to obtain regional excellence awards. Along with particular standards for every class, judges will contemplate alignment with Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ideas. WoodWorks additionally takes inspiration from the American Institute of Architects’ Framework for Design Excellence, which features a set of guiding ideas to tell progress towards a zero-carbon, equitable, resilient and wholesome constructed atmosphere.

The deadline for nominations is Oct. 8, 2021. Program guidelines, class descriptions, and nomination info can be found on the WoodWorks web site.

This 12 months’s classes embody:

  • Multi-Household Wooden Design
  • Business Wooden Design – Low-Rise
  • Business Wooden Design – Mid-Rise
  • Wooden In Faculties
  • Institutional Wooden Design
  • Sustainable Wooden Design
  • Great thing about Wooden
  • Wooden in Authorities Buildings
  • Sturdy & Adaptable Wooden Constructions

Deadline and Eligibility

Award submissions have to be obtained by midnight PT on Oct. 15, 2021. There isn’t any value to appoint a challenge and a number of submissions are inspired. To be eligible, tasks and nominated corporations have to be situated within the U.S. and tasks have to be totally constructed by Oct. 15, 2021. Apart from the Sturdiness & Adaptability of Wooden Constructions class, Wooden Design Awards apply to new building solely, which incorporates vital additions. Constructions apart from buildings are usually not eligible. Previous successful tasks may be seen within the WoodWorks challenge gallery.

2021 Wooden Design Awards Winner: Multi-Household Wooden Design

Timber Lofts, Milwaukee, WI
Architect: Engberg Anderson Architects
Engineer: Pierce Engineers
Contractor: Catalyst Building
Photographs: ADX Inventive and Engberg Anderson Architects

“Wooden is integral to the story of the challenge, significantly the juxtaposition of current and new. It actually places the timber on show.” – 2021 Juror John Mitchell, Affiliate Accomplice, Hartshorne Plunkard Structure, Chicago, IL

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Supply: WoodWorks – Wooden Merchandise Council