Robert van Adrichem, VP External Relations at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), emailed to confirm the Wood Innovation and Design Centre in Prince George will officially open this afternoon. UNBC President Daniel J. Weeks, Minister Shirley Bond, and architect Michael Green will be among the VIPs in attendance.
Featuring the inventive use of wood solutions to solve every-day design and construction challenges, the centre will be the home of UNBC’s proposed new graduate degrees in Engineering that will have a focus on wood. At eight stories, the building is one of the tallest buildings made of wood on the planet. A link to images will be posted shortly after the opening at the UNBC homepage here.