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Third Wood Wall Bracing Workshop held at SETEC in Seoul

Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with Timber Engineering Lab of Chungnam National University (CNUTim) organized and delivered another Wood Wall Bracing Workshop focused on meeting the code requirements for seismic design.
A maximum… more

Canada Wood Hosts Forest Business Leaders’ Luncheon

The Forest sector mission to Korea led by the Minister Doug Donaldson was successfully held from December 6 – 8, 2018. Over 25 representatives joined the mission, from the Canadian Trade Mission, federal and provincial Canadian… more

MOU with Korean architects will increase wood use

Senior forest sector representatives on the Forestry Asia Trade Mission took part in events that demonstrated British Columbia’s commitment to increasing wood construction in South Korea.
On Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, they witnessed the… more

Tallest wood building construction proceeding smoothly

The National Institute of Forest Science (NIFoS) announced the 5 storey CLT wood building with CLT in 2018 which would be the tallest wood building in Korea. To enable it, NIFoS has conducted research and tests on structural performance,… more

South Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

South Korea’s economy is expected to lose steam slightly in 2019 due to weakening exports and sluggish investment, coupled with the tepid domestic demand. South Korea’s GDP in 2019 is expected to grow 2.6% which is a slight drop from… more

Korean Technical Mission Ends in Success

Canada Wood Korea has successfully completed its annual Technical Mission, visiting Canada and Japan from September 26 to October 7 with participation of 13 WFC industry leaders including renowned architects, structural engineers and… more

Jeju Island Building with Wood Despite Harsh Climate

Jeju Island is the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula. It has a moderate climate; even in winter, the temperature rarely falls below 0 °C. Despite its mild temperature, it experiences a humid subtropical climate with… more

Wood Fever in Jeju Island

Wood frame construction (WFC) has been winning great popularity in the past few years on Jeju Island, the largest island in Korea. A number of architects and builders who have been designing and constructing WFC throughout the country… more

2018 University Wood Construction Training is a Success

Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with Department of Architecture of Inha University has successfully completed the first of two university-based training planned in FY 2018-19 under the name of “The GIFTs : 5”. (5 meaning in its… more

Promoting Korea Super-E Standard influences duplex units

Recently I had an opportunity to visit a 2-storey duplex residential light wood frame construction site in Yong-in City, Gyeonggi-do. The first duplex was under construction and will be used for a show-house. A total of sixteen duplexes… more