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Over a year ago, Canada Wood and FII (China) together initiated a program named “Architects Outreach Program”. The main objective of this joint program is to create an awareness of timber structures among Chinese architects so… more
Wood frame construction (WFC) is regarded as a new and slightly complicated building system in China. In Canada it is common for non-expert homeowners to build their own houses. In rural China this is also common when brick or… more
Mr Qiu Bao Xing, former Vice Minister with the Chinese Government’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (MOHURD) won the Chairman’s Awards from The World Green Building Council to acknowledge for his leadership, which… more
September 3-10, 2014 in Vancouver
A delegation of thirty construction professionals and journalists attended a week long forest products and wood-frame construction program. The program included wood design training at the Global Buyers… more
The international Workshop on Urban Adaptation to Climate Change was held in Beijing on Sept. 5th, co-organized by NDRC, MOHURD and Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Mr. Xie Zhenhua, Vice chairman of NDRC and Mr. Wang Ning, vice Minister of… more
Canadian Wood as a Green Building Material presentation and networking event was held at Canadian Embassy on September 3rd. Over 150 Chinese stakeholders were invited to the event.
NRCan Minister Rickford delivers remarks. Ambassador… more
MOU between NRCan and Tianjin Binhai New Area concerning Tianjin Low Carbon Eco-district demonstration project was singed at Minister Rickford’s Luncheon event
Bilateral MOU between NRCan and Tianjin Binhai New Area concerning cooperation in the technology of development for the Tianjin low carbon eco-district demonstration project was signed on Sept 3rd at CCBC luncheon event that hosted by… more
Canada Wood and FII, supported by MOHURD and the WFC Alliance, in Beijing on Sept. 11th, jointly organized the roundtable seminar. Purpose of this roundtable was to exchange infill wall project experiences, discuss technical solutions on… more
Chilliwack—University of the Fraser Valley
Nine Chinese trade school instructors and seven Chinese company reps graduated on Friday August 22, 2014. The three-week intensive framing course was the concluding phase of a seven week program… more
Cross Laminated Timber is getting some level of interest from local builders in China. A local WFC builder, Hebei QianAn, has just launched a manufacturing line in Hebei to produce CLT from Grade 2 and better SPF lumber. The company has… more