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B-to-B Seminar on Tall Wood-Mass Timber and Wood Frame Infill Wall in Busan

Sunny Kim

By Sunny Kim

Program Manager / Market Development & Market Access, Canada Wood Korea

November 30, 2017

Tai Jeong provides welcoming remarks

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 wood and the networking of local professionals on in conjunction with CWK’s participation in the Kyunghyang Housing Fair 2017 in Busan.

Mr. Bae talks about Mass Timber case studies

The seminar consisted of 3 presentations delivered by Tai Jeong (Country Director, CWK), Ki Cheol Bae (Principal Architect, IDS) and Hyeon Wook Lee (Principal Architect, Kwangjang Architects), exploring latest developments of local and international wood construction using mass timber products and wood frame infill wall applications in concrete, steel frame and wood post and beam structures. The presentations were followed by dinner and introduction of all participants, and exchanges of business cards and handshakes.

The latest literature on Tall Wood-Mass Timber and case studies such as the Nail Laminated Timber U.S. Design and Construction Guide and booklets on UBC Brock Commons Tall Wood House as well as various CWK technical literature were distributed to participants.