On May 17th the Canada Wood Japan team visited with major Japanese home builder Ichijo Komuten at a construction site to witness the first use of the Midply shear wall in a residential application in greater Tokyo area. The Canada Wood… more
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Director, Canada Wood Japan
Shawn graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ottawa in 1990 and later from the Asia Pacific Management Program at Capilano College in 1995. His career has spanned 15 years in international forest and building products marketing and sales with leading primary producers. Shawn joined the Canada Wood group in April 2007 to take on the role of Director, Japan Operations. He resides in Tokyo with his wife Christine and son Cole.
Total February housing starts edged down 2.6% to 69,071 units. Wooden starts fell 3.2% to 38,340 units. Pre-fab housing fell 8% to 10,063 units. Post and beam housing declined 3.2% to 29,070. Platform frame starts fell 3.0% to 8,255 units…. more
On March 15th Canada Wood Japan launched a new “wood-solutions.org” website targeted at supporting architects and designers specifying wood products. The project was led by Yusuke Neriko, Canada Woods’ Marketing & Technical… more