2014 US Wood Design Award

Wood Works, an initiative of the Wood Products Council has announced the winners of its 2014 National Wood Design Awards recognizing the outstanding projects that bring to life wood’s natural beauty and versatility in building design. Projects have been selected from over 140 submissions for demonstrating ingenuity in design or engineering.

By: Karissa Rosenfield


Institutional Wood Design: James and Anne Robinson Nature Center in Columbia, MD / GWWO, Inc. /Architects

James and Anne Robinson Nature Center / GWWO, Inc./Architects © Paul Burk Photography

Wood School Design: Cascades Academy of Central Oregon in Tumalo, OR / Hennebery Eddy Architects

Cascades Academy of Central Oregon Campus / Hennebery Eddy Architects © Josh Partee

Commercial Wood Design: Federal Center South – Building 1202 in Seattle, WA / ZGF Architects

Federal Center South Building 1202 / ZGF Architects © Benjamin Benschneider

Beauty of Wood: Reed College Performing Arts Building in Portland, OR / Architect – Opsis Architecture

Reed College Performing Arts Building / Opsis Architecture © Christian Columbres Photography

Multi‐Story Wood Design: Bullitt Center in Seattle, WA / The Miller Hull Partnership

Bullitt Center / The Miller Hull Partnership

Green Building with Wood: Biomass Heating Plant, Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT / Centerbook Architects and Planners 

Hotchkiss Biomass Power Plant / Centerbrook Architects and Planners © David Sundberg/Esto

Traditional Use of Wood: Muckleshoot Smokehouse in Auburn, WA / Mahlum

Muckleshoot Smokehouse / Mahlum; Courtesy of

Innovative Wood Engineering: Promega Feynman Center, “The Crossroads” in Madison, WA / Uihlein‐Wilson Architects

Promega Feynman Center, “The Crossroads” / Uihlein‐Wilson Architects, Inc. © Aitor Sanchez/EwingCole

Jury’s Choice Award: Habiframe, Inc. Tornado Storm Shelter in Memphis, TN / Habiframe

The 2014 Regional Wood Design Award Winners are…

Manhattan Fire House #3 in Manhattan, KS / Action Pact Design 

Manhattan Fire House #3 / Action Pact Design © Nicholas Whitney, Action Pact Design

Advanced Water Purification Facility in Oxnard, CA / Mainstreet Architects + Planners 

Advanced Water Purification Facility / Mainstreet Architects + Planners, Inc. © Miguel E. Cabezas, Ntwali Migabo

GSA Office Building in Albuquerque, NM / Page Southerland Page

GSA Office Building / Page Southerland Page © Patrick Coulie Photography

YMCA Pavilion at Camp Harrison in Boomer, NC / C design 

YMCA Pavilion at Camp Harrison / C design Inc. © Tim Buchman 2013


Source: http://www.archdaily.com/491228/2014-u-s-wood-design-award-winners/

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