Objectives: This study aims to understand the tendencies of architects on the selection of materials, depending on the developing new technologies. Especially, it is the subject of this study that wood as structural material is preferred according to which criteria in building production. Methods: For this reason, a questionnaire study was carried out in Ankara with architects. Results: The architects considered the ecological and aesthetic criteria of the materials as the most important one in the selection of the structural system materials. The preferences of the architects compatible with the current discourse of the architectural environment.