One-two-three win: Canadian Wood Design Awards 2017

Three projects among the winners: Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architects ace prestigious Canadian Wood Design Awards

We are very happy to announce that three of our projects are among the winners of the prestigious Wood Design Awards of the Canadian Wood Council: The Collège Jean Monnet, Broons, and the Elementary School Unterdorf, Höchst received the Honour International Award, our multi-functional Sports Hall Alice Milliat in Lyon was granted the Merit International Award.

Wood Design & Building Awards

Volksschule Unterdorf in Höchst

Collège Jean Monnet in Broons

Sporthalle Alice Milliat in Lyon


The Wood Design Awards program is an opportunity to showcase exceptional wood buildings and serves to inspire designers to push the boundaries of what they think is possible for wood in construction. “The Wood Design & Building Awards program has been in existence for over 30 years,” explains Etienne Lalonde, Vice-President of Market Development for the Canadian Wood Council. “We′ve been continually impressed with the quality of submissions each year, and it′s a testament to the sophistication of wood products, due to improvements in technology and advancements in applications.”

Winning projects were selected by an esteemed architectural jury consisting of Alan Organschi, Principal at Gray Organschi Architecture, Betsy Williams, Principal at Williamson Williamson and Richard Bonnin, Design Principal at HGA Architects and Engineers.