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Between February 29th and March 4th Canada Wood President Rick Jeffery, General Manager Barry Ford and UBC Professor Dr. Frank Lam visited Japan to support our team’s technical, market access and market development initiatives. One of… more
Korea Wood Design Awards celebrate excellence in wood design and construction projects showcasing innovative use of wood products and technologies. This year, the Korea Association of Wood Culture, the organizer of KWDA, received a total… more
CWK held a B-to-B Seminar for WFC professionals including members of the Wood University Centre (WUC) and the Korea Wood Construction Association (KWCA) at the seminar room of KOBACO located in Yangpyeong, Gyeonggi-do on November 14.
In 2015, Canada Wood in collaboration with Inha University and the Korea Wood Construction Association held the WFC Practical Training Workshop at Pine Tree Home.
A wooden playhouse* was designed and built by architecture students of Inha… more
Increased labor costs and environmental concerns spur industrialization
A number of factors culminate China’s determination to develop prefabricated construction. Firstly, labour cost have increased annually an average of 10% since 2010… more
There is one way to satisfy China’s growing demand to see exposed wood in construction. That way is to recommend the use of heavy timbers and to produce glulam. Chinese glulam is not without the key ingredient: Canadian SPF and Douglas… more
2015 will go into the books as a year of unexpected change for wood importers in China. Demand for all wood was down 7.6% compared to 2014. A total of 71 million m3 of logs and lumber were imported compared to 77 million m3 in the previous… more
China Housing Market Update for 2015: Home sales surge in top cities while inventory and investment cause concern across the country
During 2015 there has been much talk about China’s excess housing inventory, where a number of newly finished properties remain uninhabited. Indeed, during the 2015 Forest Sector Mission’s daytrip to Dalian, many delegates noted how… more
Chinese New is the world’s largest annual human migration – billions of journeys are made as many people get ready to return to their homes to celebrate the holiday with their families. Many of China’s 1.3 billion people work far… more