South Korea’s GDP per capita reached US$27,214 in 2015 and is expected to touch the landmark US$30,000 level (be more specific, US$31,744) in 2018 contingent upon some economic conditions including annual GDP growth of… more
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Canada Wood China’s University Education Program is designed to expose and educate aspiring architects and engineers to wood as a building material. The program aims to offset the sole availability of concrete and steel design… more
Written by Mr. Woo Tae-hee, Vice Minister for Energy and Trade
Since the Paris Climate Agreement last year, Korea has been sparing no effort to take preemptive policy action to brace for a low-carbon economy.
The Ministry of Industry,… more
Tai Jeong, Country Director, along with technical staffers of CWK gave special lectures on June 30 to the young future architects studying at Hanyang University as a part of the University-Based Training.
Tai and CWK staffers gave series… more
Mr. Lee of Kwangjang Architects, a well-known architect as ‘Peanut Guy’ who invented a trendy terminology of ‘Peanut Home’ (duplex home), takes the leads to carry out the wood infill wall projects in Korea. He has completed… more
South Korea has regained its title as the world’s 11th-largest economy in nine years with its GDP standing at US$1.38 trillion in 2015. It is the first time in nine years that South Korea has regained its 11th place in… more
According to a forecast published by MLIT, the rate of decline in the total number of carpenters in Japan is expected to accelerate. In the 20 year interval between when the Japanese housing market peaked in the mid-1990s until 2015, the… more
One of Canada Wood China’s main approaches to developing the local market for wood construction, is to find and foster wood champions who can help us develop the local industry. One of China’s largest State Owned Enterprises within the… more
In July I travelled to Changbai Mountain, a popular resort area near Changchun in Jilin Province, with my family to escape from Shanghai’s terribly hot summer. In Changbai, the weather is cool and the air is so fresh. Everything I saw… more
The Jiangsu Provincial government plans to use wood structures built for the May 2016 Jiangsu Horticultural EXPO to further develop its tourism industry within Lake Tai, China’s second largest lake. The main exhibition hall will be… more
This year Japan experienced the strongest earthquake since the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Centered in Japan’s Kyushu region, the Kumamoto earthquakes in April registered a strong magnitude 7.3. The strong jolts in… more