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Builder’s Club Meeting in Shanghai

A builder’s club meeting was held in DHC on Dec 23rd attended by 60 builders and suppliers. Presentations from leading builders such as Crown Homes, Paragon, T-deco were given to the audience to address the topics of building… more

China Economy, Housing, and Lumber Shipments

Economic Update:

China’s annual growth rate came in at 7.7 percent in 2013. The modest slowdown indicates the beginning of what could be a challenging transition period of learning to live with less growth in exchange for better… more

Quality Support on Infill project

As reported in an August blog, Canada Wood continues to provide Quality Support services to developer/builder Changzhou Beimei on hotel and mall projects in Yinkou, Liaoning Changzhou Beimei  in Yingkou, Liaoning province.  The Hotel… more

Design Seminar in Chongqing

A seminar for designers was held October 28th in the mountain city of Chongqing. The venue is arguably one of the most attractive glulam buildings in China. The large impressive clubhouse, built by the same company that built the Hebei… more

China Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Economy
The Third Plenum of a new Chinese Leadership ‘s mandate is the one at which the government’s economic and political agenda is normally presented. The plenum took place in mid-November and for this month’s report, we present… more

Design Seminar in Chongqing

A seminar for designers was held October 28th in the mountain city of Chongqing. The venue is arguably one of the most attractive glulam buildings in China. The large impressive clubhouse, built by the same company that built the Hebei… more

China Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economic Update:
China’s economy grew at its quickest pace this year between July and September in a rebound fueled largely by investment, although signs are already emerging that the pick-up in activity might lose some… more

Thriving domestic tourism creates opportunities for wood

Travel and tourism within China is expected to grow 10% per year for the next ten years1. Tourism revenues reached $325 billion CAD in 2012. By 2020 tourism will account for 11% of China’s GDP. The impact on infrastructure and resort… more

Canadian International School in Kunshan

A Canadian International School is going to be built in Kunshan. The design team from B+H, a famous and professional Canadian design company, is taking care of the schematic design at this moment. The use of the wood elements and Canadian… more

China Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

China Economic Update:
China’s economy is showing clear signs of stabilization, helped by policy support and some improvement in global demand, and is on track to meet the government’s 2013 growth target of 7.5 percent, the… more

First wood in-fill wall project in China underway

Changzhou Beimei is a developer/builder from Changzhou, Jiangsu province that Canada Wood has a technical agreement with to provide quality support on this infill wall project. The structure is a concrete one that will be a13 floor hotel… more

Vocational School Training 2nd year Kick-off

The goal of this program is to train teachers from technical schools about wood frame construction.  In return, they will begin teaching courses in their schools. From July 15-19th teachers from 10 new schools, along with the teachers… more

How to design a building surrounded by tall trees?

This fancy designed project is located in Nanjing, the capital city of Jiangsu Province. The function of this building complex is going to be a large-scale shopping mall and will be accessed by millions of local residents. The builder of… more