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Canada Wood sponsors ‘2018 Korea Wood Design Awards’

Jae Choi

By Jae Choi

Technical Consultant/ Canada Wood Korea

March 5, 2019

The award ceremony of ‘2018 Korea Wood Design Awards’ was held at the Incheon Wood Cultural Experience Center on December 10, 2018. Korea Wood Design Awards program has been developed every year and become a reputable competition in Korea. According to the judges of the awards, the new ideas and level of works selected as excellent wooden buildings in the completion and the planning section are getting better every year.

Canada Wood Korea has also participated in the awards together with the Korea Forest Service as an official sponsor since 2006.

In the planning section, Joo Jae-lin and Park Young-ho, who submitted ‘Noh Sang-dong Wooden Memorial Charnel House’, received the Grand Prizes from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Livestock and Canada Wood Korea.

Vice Chairman Choi Don-ha of the Korea Association of Wood Culture, the organizer of the 2018 Korea Wood Design Awards, in his greeting, said, “We are contributing to open up new horizons of wooden architecture by excavating, awarding and spreading excellent wooden architecture,” and ” I would like to thank the committee members, Canada Wood Korea, the Forest Service, and other related organizations, who provided fair and transparent judging and advice even in difficult circumstances, “