Audain Art Museum wins American Institute of Architects Award

Audain-Art-Museum-whistler-forest-productsIn Whistler, British Columbia, Patkau Architects’ sculptural Audain Art Museum has added another major award to its impressive list of honours. Already the recipient of the 2017 AIBC Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Medal in Architecture, as well a Canadian Wood Council Design Award, John and Patricia Patkau’s project was named one of only eight winners at the 2018 American ...

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Audain Art Museum – Hemlock Decorative Wood Products

STORY OF HOW THE AUDAIN DECORATIVE HEMLOCK WAS MADE:

Audain-Art-Museum-whistler-forest-productsWhistler Forest Products Corp was chosen as the supplier of the challenging Pacific Coast Hemlock Decorative Wood Products to be used extensively around the up and coming Audain Art Museum, being built at 4350 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, B.C. We met with Axiom Builders, the ...

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Download the Timber-Lock Structures Flyer

BC-Wood-Lumber-Production-LogoTimber-lock uses full size logs which are double channeled to accept two inch S4S framing lumber leaving a 3” – 4” space between the 2 splines (2x8s) as to create an air-tight lock between log with an area that provided an insulated void between the horizontal logs resulting in a superior envelope, allowing less air flow to pass through walls.

Advantages of using this system include:

  • Timber-lock logs shrink less than scribed logs ...
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