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James Tuer - Wood Design Awards

Thursday, March 7, 2019


James Tuer, MAIBC, MBCSLA
received the Wood Design Awards in BC 2019 Architect Award March 4, 2019.  Inspired architecture and innovative structural engineering using wood in a remarkable diversity of building types, sizes and purposes were in the spotlight tonight at the 15th annual 2019 Wood Design Awards in BC, sponsored by Wood WORKS! BC.

An eye for detail and a commitment to using wood as a structural and design element is apparent in the varied portfolio of the 2019 Architect Award winner James Tuer, principal of JWT Architecture and Planning on Bowen Island, BC. James embraces the warmth of wood in his architectural and landscape designs while drawing inspiration from the surroundings, cultural heritage and client's vision. He has garnered various awards for his residential projects but his work also includes commercial and institutional projects including the Buddhist International Society Retreat.  Read more here.

Project: Hanley Residence
Landscape Architect / Firm: LeFrank & Associates Ltd.
Location: Brentwood Bay, British Columbia
Photo Credit: David Hollebone