Idaho Forest Products Commission
“Best Use of Idaho Wood”
To encourage, recognize and support the creative and innovative use of Idaho wood in architectural design.
To provide hands-on opportunities for Idaho architects and University of Idaho architecture students to learn about Idaho forests, sustainable forest management, wood products and manufacturing.
To foster learning experiences about the energy efficiency (life cycle analysis) and the environmental and structural benefits of wood.
To establish annual awards events that recognize excellence in architectural design using Idaho wood to both professional Idaho architects and U of I architect students.