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Special Lectures for DAKHU students

Tai Jeong, Country Director/Technical Director, Canada Wood Korea, has delivered special lectures for 20 Department of Architecture students participating in annual Wood Frame Construction Workshop at Kyung Hee University (DAKHU) on August… more

University Based WFC Training Workshop with GNTECH

Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology (GNTECH) and Canada Wood Korea have successfully completed 3rd annual Wood Frame Construction Training Workshop from June 30 to July 4, 2014 in Jinju city, Gyeongnam Province located… more

Accreditation of Fire Resistant Construction

CWK in collaboration with USG Boral Plasterboard Korea has successfully completed renewal of accreditation of fire resistant construction of 4 wall and 1 floor/ceiling load bearing assemblies, and performance testing of 2 wood framed party… more

Korea Economy, Housing, & Lumber Shipments

Owing to the economic recovery of advanced countries, South Korea’s exports amounted to US$48.42 billion in July, up 5.7% from the same month last year, while imports rose 5.8% on-year to $45.9 billion resulting the country’s… more

Korean Architects Visit Calgary, Canmore & Banff.

The Alberta government (ESRD), the Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA), and Alberta woodworks welcomed twenty Korean designers and builders to Alberta on July 10 & 11, 2014. The Korean delegation visited eight projects in two… more

Korea Wood Show 2014 Spectacular!

With Alberta’s SRD grant, CWK in collaboration with Media Wood held a full daylong WFC technical seminar during the Korea Wood Show 2014 to deliver wood technology and promote Canadian wood products to professionals and consumers…. more

Korean Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

The South Korean economy grew 0.6% in the second quarter of 2014 from three months earlier, growing at the slowest pace in five quarters mainly due to sluggish domestic demand that was hit by the mid-April Sewol ferry accident… more

Korean Architects Visit Western Canada

July 6-15, 2014: Kelowna, Calgary & Vancouver
Twenty-five Korean architects visited Western Canada to learn more about wood design and construction. The delegation visited 25 diverse residential, commercial, industrial, educational,… more

Korean Media highlights the merit of WFC homes

While more and more people are interested in wood-frame houses, many people do not know about houses and building built with wood. Luckily, two major evening news shows covered wood-frame houses and wooden buildings in May. The main media… more

48 Unit Wood Duplex Project Completely Sold!

All of the 48 units of wood frame 2 and 3 storey duplexes in a complex developed by Bernhaus in Dongtan New Town, one of new towns located in Gyeonggi Province, have been sold out. This duplex housing project is Bernhaus’ first large… more

South Korea free trade agreement great news for B.C.

STATEMENT by Premier Christy Clark and Teresa Wat, Minister of International Trade
Premier Christy Clark and Teresa Wat, Minister of International Trade and Minister Responsible for the Asia Pacific Strategy issued this statement… more

Korea Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Korean Economy
The South Korean economy grew 3.9% on-year in the first quarter of 2014, quickening from a 3.7% growth three months earlier as demand for tech and petrochemical products rose in Europe and the USA.
South Korea’s… more

QWEB Probes Korean wood market

Canada Wood Korea cooperated with the Quebec Wood Export Bureau to participate in the Seoul Furniture Expo 2014. Mr. Bruno Couture, Hardwood and Flooring Manager of the QWEB visited Seoul to man the booth for technical communication and… more

Architect-Inspector Training begins

Education and practical training of architects, inspectors, structural engineers, WFC builders and carpenters are intended to fill critical skills gaps preventing the wood method from reaching target levels and contribute towards… more