The winners of the WoodWorks 2014 U.S. Wood Design Awards sure know how to prove wood as a versatile material in architecture. Out of 140 entries -- the most the competition has ever received -- the jury selected nine of the most outstanding projects in wood architecture.
During the recent ceremony at the Southeast Wood Solutions Fair in Charlotte, NC, awards were given in nine categories. Four Regional Winners were also awarded. — bustler.net
Check out the winning projects below
(Above) Institutional Wood Design: James and Anne Robinson Nature Center in Columbia, MD. Architect – GWWO, Inc./Architects
Green Building with Wood: Biomass Heating Plant, Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT
Architect – Centerbook Architects and Planners
Wood School Design: Cascades Academy of Central Oregon in Tumalo, OR
Architect – Hennebery Eddy Architects, Inc.
Commercial Wood Design: Federal Center South – Building 1202 in Seattle, WA
Architect – ZGF Architects LLP
Innovative Wood Engineering: Promega Feynman Center, “The Crossroads” in Madison, WA.
Architect – Uihlein‐Wilson Architects, Inc.
Beauty of Wood: Reed College Performing Arts Building in Portland, OR
Architect – Opsis Architecture
Jury's Choice Award: Habiframe, Inc. Tornado Storm Shelter in Memphis, TN
Architect – Habiframe, Inc.
Multi-Story Wood Design: Bullitt Center in Seattle, WA
Architect – The Miller Hull Partnership
Traditional Use of Wood: Muckleshoot Smokehouse in Auburn, WA
Architect – Mahlum
Regional Winner: Advanced Water Purification Facility in Oxnard, CA
Architect – Mainstreet Architects + Planners Inc.
Regional Winner: Manhattan Fire House #3 in Manhattan, KS
Architect – Action Pact Design
Regional Winner: GSA Office Building in Albuquerque, NM
Architect – Page Southerland Page, LLP
Regional Winner: YMCA Pavilion at Camp Harrison in Boomer, NC
Architect – C design Inc.
For more details on each project, head over to Bustler.