The inspection of the Canadian treated wood samples for ground contact and ground proximity test was conducted on March 9, 2018 in collaboration with Professor Jong-Bum Ra of the Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology… more
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The Busan Housing & Interior Exhibition is held at BEXCO in Busan every March and Canada Wood Korea (CWK) opened our industry booth again this year, introducing Canadian lumber and engineered wood to visitors. In particular, the… more
Canada Wood Korea is flooded with inquiries about the WFC seismic design due to concerns that Korea is no longer safe from earthquakes and the intensified construction laws on seismic design.
In particular, the southeastern region has been… more
In 2017 Kwangjang Architects has successfully completed the first mid-rise commercial building incorporating wood framed infill wall, partitions and roofs project in Korea. They have first applied wood infill walls and partitions for… more
The Healing Forest Experience Center in Mt. Ujangsan Park is a public facility that blends in with the forest. The design that leaves the trees and slopes untouched is the acknowledgement that the forest is the master of the park. It is… more
Congratulatory Remarks by Yong-Hak Kim, CEO of GICO on the Completion of Super-E® Houses at Gapyeong Canada Village
Written by Mr. Yong Hak Kim, CEO of Gyeonggi Urban Innovation Corporation
Good day, I am Yong Hak Kim, the CEO of Gyeonggi Urban Innovation Corporation (GICO).First of all, I would like to thank to H.E. Eric Walsh, Canadian Ambassador to… more
The collaboration of the Super-E® Office/EEEA and GICO-DSK, the developer and builder of Canada Village in Gapyeong, Gyeonggi Province, has culminated in the opening ceremony of 2 houses certified as the Super-E® House and Net-Zero House… more
21 Participants of the Advanced Technology Construction Training in Canada Presented with Super-E® Designate Certificates
CWK and Super-E® Office/EEEA held a ceremony to present Super-E® Designate Certificates to 21 participants of the 2017 Advanced Technology Construction Training in Canada on December 13 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Seoul.
All participants… more
The Presidential Commission on Architecture Policy presented an opinion that wood frames should be used for building houses to ensure the safety of people from disasters including earthquakes.
At the Wood Industry Awards Ceremony held at… more
In line with the South Korean government’s economic outlook, the Bank of Korea raised South Korea’s GDP growth forecast for 2018 to 3% on expectations of continued domestic demand recovery and robust export… more
Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with Super-E Office/Energy Efficient Exporters Alliance (EEEA) held two Super-E Workshops in both November and December, 2017 to provide further training on new topics for those who attended the Advanced… more
The 2017 Korea Wood Design Awards that has been sponsored by Canada Wood Korea since 2006 was held at the Hyundae Hillstate Gallery, Seoul from November 22.
The awards were given to the completed works and planning. The completed works… more
Canada Wood Korea participated in the 2017 Korea Architecture Fair & Festival (KAFF) hosted by the Korea Institute of Registered Architects (KIRA) at COEX. KIRA is an association that all Korean architects are members of and it holds… more
Korea experienced the biggest earthquake in its history of seismic observation as a 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do in September of last year. On November 15 of this year, Korea experienced another earthquake with a… more
Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with 5 universities – Don-Eui University, Dongseo University, Silla University, Dong-A University and Pukyong National University – located in Busan*, has successfully completed the… more
Harvey Enchin, an editorial pages editor of The Vancouver Sun, visited Canada Wood Korea office on November 10th and had an interview with Tai Jeong to know to know the role of Canada Wood Group and wood market opportunity in Korea.
Korea used to be considered as safe from earthquakes, however, an earthquake with the magnitude of 5.8 in Richter scale, the strongest one since the measurements of seismic activities began in 1978 in Korea, occurred in September 2016 and… more
Sept 15, 2017: Canada Wood Korea (CWK) held a B-to-B seminar for 26 professors, architects, engineers and builders in Yeongnam region including the South and North Gyeongsang Provinces, Busan, Daegu and Ulsan cities for promotion of use of… more
Green Building Seminar Held in Conjunction with CWK’s Participation in 2017 Busan Kyunghyang Housing Fair
Canada Wood Korea (CWK) participated in the 2017 Busan Kyunghyang Housing Fair from September 14 to September 17, 2017. In conjunction with the participation in the Housing Fair, CWK held a “Green Building Seminar”, a wood-frame… more
On September 11th and 12th, Canada Wood Korea in collaboration with five universities in Busan conducted a two-day workshop at Pukyong National University located in downtown Busan to introduce eighty-five architecture and design students… more