From the fire resistive perspective, PFC buildings with 4 storeys or more are now theoretically achievable, thanks to the 2-hour fire resistive approvals. From the structural design perspective, however, buildings with 4 storeys or more… more
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Deputy Director and Manager Technical Services, Canada Wood Japan
Fumoto-san has been working on the COFI team in Japan since 1995. He represented Canadian interests by serving on 39 committees established by Japanese ministries, architectural agencies and housing associations.
As part of ongoing work to advance fire resistive construction a 2-hour fire resistive test was conducted on May 25th for service equipment openings such as electric outlets. After COFI and the Japan 2×4 Home Builders Association… more
The Japan 2×4 Lumber JAS Council held its 29th lumber grading championship on March 10th. This year, the venue was Osaka City Central Public Hall, a historical archive building designated as a National Important Cultural Property. … more