The 2020 Wood Design Awards recognize excellence in wood design, engineering, and construction, as well as innovative projects that showcase attributes of wood such as strength, beauty, versatility, cost effectiveness, and sustainability.

Projects may be submitted in the following 9 categories:

  • Multi-Family Wood Design
  • Commercial Wood Design – Low-Rise
  • Commercial Wood Design – Mid-Rise
  • Wood in Schools
  • Institutional Wood Design
  • Green Building with Wood
  • Beauty of Wood
  • Wood in Government Buildings
  • Durable & Adaptable Wood Structures

Projects across these categories will also be selected to receive regional awards of excellence. For program rules, category descriptions, and nomination information, please visit http://www.woodworks.org/wood-design-awards/nominate.

Special consideration will be given to recently completed buildings, projects that utilize wood as a dominant structural element, and designs that exemplify new opportunities for wood construction.

See all past winners in this gallery or watch the 2019 wood design awards video.  You can also follow WoodWorks on Instagram for award photos and updates.

Deadline and Eligibility
Award submissions must be received by midnight PT on October 14, 2019. There are no nomination fees and multiple submissions are encouraged. To be eligible, projects and nominated firms must be located in the U.S. and projects must be fully constructed by the original deadline of September 30, 2019. With the exception of the Durability & Adaptability of Wood Structures category, Wood Design Awards apply to new construction only, which includes significant additions. Structures other than buildings are not eligible. Complete details and nomination materials are available at http://www.woodworks.org/wood-design-awards/nominate.About WoodWorks
WoodWorks – Wood Products Council provides free technical support as well as education and resources related to the code-compliant design of commercial and multi-family wood buildings. WoodWorks staff have the expertise to assist with all aspects of wood building design, including (but not limited to): allowable heights and areas/construction types, structural detailing of wood and hybrid systems, fire resistance and acoustical-rated assemblies, efficient and code-compliant lateral system design, alternate means of code compliance, and energy-efficient detailing.

For assistance with a project, visit www.woodworks.org/project-assistance or email help@woodworks.org.

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