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Harvey Enchin, an editorial pages editor of The Vancouver Sun, visited Canada Wood Korea office on November 10th and had an interview with Tai Jeong to know to know the role of Canada Wood Group and wood market opportunity in Korea.
Korea used to be considered as safe from earthquakes, however, an earthquake with the magnitude of 5.8 in Richter scale, the strongest one since the measurements of seismic activities began in 1978 in Korea, occurred in September 2016 and… more
Sept 15, 2017: Canada Wood Korea (CWK) held a B-to-B seminar for 26 professors, architects, engineers and builders in Yeongnam region including the South and North Gyeongsang Provinces, Busan, Daegu and Ulsan cities for promotion of use of… more
Green Building Seminar Held in Conjunction with CWK’s Participation in 2017 Busan Kyunghyang Housing Fair
Canada Wood Korea (CWK) participated in the 2017 Busan Kyunghyang Housing Fair from September 14 to September 17, 2017. In conjunction with the participation in the Housing Fair, CWK held a “Green Building Seminar”, a wood-frame… more
On September 11th and 12th, Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with five universities in Busan conducted a two-day workshop at Pukyong National University located in downtown Busan to introduce eighty-five architecture and design students… more
When designers take the prescriptive design approach for wooden buildings, shear wall multipliers are the indicator that are popularly used to determine the seismic load resistance. In the PFC building code, a shear wall multiplier 3.5… more
In 2016, China’s commercial timber trade volume (including logs and sawn lumber) is about 160 million m3, of which 93 million m3 or 58% is imported representing an increase of 13.5% year-on-year (YOY).
The volume of China sawn lumber… more
On October 12th the Japan 2×4 Home Builders Association held a major symposium on “The results of technical test program work on the 6 storey 2×4 demonstration project in Tsukuba”. The symposium venue was filled to capacity… more
The Alberta Pavilion was constructed in 2015 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Gangwon-Alberta sister province relationship, and to serve as a landmark for upcoming 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, Gangwon… more
Two timber structures in Dankook University are capturing everyone’s attention. One of them is a light-weight wood frame construction and the other, a heavy timber construction.
The Department of Architectural Studies at Dankook… more
Seminar for Wood Multi-Storey and Multi-Family Building Market Development Draws Large Number of New Architects and Engineers
The Korea Wood Construction Association (KWCA) and Canada Wood Korea (CWK) have successfully conducted a joint seminar, which was attended by more than 110 professionals including architects, designers, engineers and builders on August 25,… more
The two-hour fire resistive performance of a wood frame construction (WFC) was proven for the first time in South Korea. The National Institute of Forest Science (NIFoS), formerly known as KFRI, tested five different main structural… more
On September 22nd Canada Wood visited the new Selco Home non-residential demonstration office project in Sendai with Catriona Armstrong of NRCan and Joyce Wagenaar of FII. Selco Home opened The “City Forest” 3 storey demonstration… more
The National Institute of Forest Science performed a seismic test on the Midply Shearwall System on July 28. For the test, a Midply Shearwall bearing wall was constructed and vibration was applied at a vertical load of 3.7 tons in order to… more
Meeting the Ever-Increasing Requirements for Energy Efficiency: Forward-Looking 21 Korean Builders, Designers and Distributors Participate 11 Day Super-E® Training in Canada
The Advanced Technology Construction Training in Canada in its 13rd year was planned and delivered successfully from July 4 and July 14, 2017 in collaboration with the Super-E® Office/Energy Efficient Exporters Alliance (EEEA), the… more