Canadian Wood webinar on ‘Developments In Mass Timber Architecture – A Canadian Perspective’ for green building in India

mass timber architecture, Canadian wood
mass timber architecture, Canadian wood

‘Building With Wood’ remains important to increase green buildings in India. This is also true for the Indian market. With the availability of quality and graded timber of Canadian Wood species, there are endless possibilities of using wood in mass architectural projects. Canadian Wood (a brand of Forestry Innovation Consulting India Pvt. Ltd. – FII) has been actively promoting the use of Canadian Wood species. These species include the Western hemlock, S-P-F, Douglas-Fir, Yellow cedar, and Western red cedar. It also talks about these wood species’ specific applications and appropriate methods of use in green building in India. Consequently, this is the 7th in a series of webinars on the use of Canadian Wood species by FII India Pvt. Ltd. (brand owner of Canadian Wood). Presented by Canadian Architect and industry stalwart Derek Newby.


This webinar highlights building with wood with reference to using it on a mass scale for green building in India. Also, this is topical, given the global interest in green building solutions. Broadly, this video is useful for Architects, Interior Designers, Structural Consultants, Developers, and Hospitality Industry Professionals and throws light on building with wood.


green building in India- a webinar by Derek Newby
Green building with Canadian Wood

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About the Webinar for green building in India

For the first time in India, watch international architect and guest speaker Derek Newby speak about mass timber architecture for green & sustainable buildings in India. The webinar began with particular references to the advantages of mass timber constructions. Some of them include the eco-friendliness of wood, its potential to minimize emissions, quick construction process, cost comparisons, etc. Derek took the audience on a deep dive into various engineered wood products, such as cross-laminated timber, glue-laminated timber, mass plywood panel, nail laminated timber, dowel laminated timber, and others, as the session progressed, while also elaborating on the link between prefabrication and modular techniques, which can help optimize the process in mass timber construction projects. Watch the video of the webinar now to witness revolutionary green building practices in India.

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