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Developers and Architects Mission to B.C.

Leonard Mao

By Leonard Mao

Business Development Director

April 1, 2014

Iversen China Mission 2014-9723 participants comprising of architects and developers, joined a recent mission to Vancouver, Whistler and Prince George from March 2 ~ 9, 2014.

Since the majority of them are professionals in the construction industry, they were interested in various construction details, light wood frame, heavy timber construction and prefabricated housing.

All delegates attended the 2014 Wood Design Awards in Vancouver and were inspired by the numerous innovative wood designs highlighted during the awards ceremony.

Besides the Wood Design Awards, they were also impressed by the vast selection of buildings showcasing wood design, such as the as Van Dusen Visitors Centre, Vancouver Convention Centre, Richmond Olympic Oval, the Samuel Brighouse Elementary School, Wood Innovation and Design Centre, North Vancouver City Hall, just to name a few.