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3 Architects and 3 Colors Seminar in Gimcheon: A Surprise

3 leading architects with extensive portfolio of wood frame houses and wood buildings from affordable Peanut Houses (duplexes) to custom single family homes and institutional buildings were invited to share their experiences in design and… more

WFC 101 for New-to-Wood Architects

On March 7, 2014, CWK in collaboration with the Korea Wood Construction Association (KWCA) and HausStyle, a member of KWCA, held a full day intensive wood frame house design and construction seminar in Seoul for 20 design teams selected by… more

KWCA-CWK QS Workshops: More than Words

When I first started building houses, my dad helped me.  He started with a blank piece of paper and a pencil.  “This is a stud,” he said, as he drew a straight line on the page.  I shook my head.
A few lines later, he… more

University based training with Korea University, Seoul

CWK has successfully completed University-based training program with the Department of Architecture of Korea University (KU) in Seoul.  KU (http://www.korea.edu), founded in 1905, is widely acknowledged as one of the country’s… more

Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy
South Korea’s economy remains on a ‘moderate’ recovery path as domestic demand picks up and overall financial market conditions become stable based on the latest indicators for exports, consumption, investment,… more

Mission to Canada creates Mission within Korea

CWK invited 20 Korean delegates to its annual Developer Mission to Canada last October 2013 to educate Korean architects, developers and builders about the potential for wood and wood building methods which in turn would encourage them… more

Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy
South Korea’s exports edged down 0.2% on-year to US$45.58 billion in January, with imports dropping 0.9% to $44.85 billion posting a trade surplus of $735 million.
Household income grew 2.1% on-year in 2013 on improved labor… more

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CWK-KWCA Joint Wood Frame Construction Seminar

CWK and Korea Wood Construction Association work together to promote the use of wood and wood frame construction and to transfer of wood frame construction technology in Korea. One way of achieving the goals is joint seminars and CWK and… more

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Structural (seismic) design Workshop

CWK in collaboration with Green Lab, Chungnam National University and Korea Forest Research Institute (KFRI) conducted a workshop on structural and seismic design for light-frame wood building being on Oct 31 and Nov 1, 2013 at KFRI… more

Korea Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Economy:
South Korea’s on-year economic growth in 2013 recorded 2.8% owing to solid growth in exports, continued rising in private spending and big rebound of construction investment. South Korea logged a record-high trade surplus… more