Although external risks such as the global economic slowdown, uncertainties over the U.S. interest rate policy and instability in emerging markets are still weighing on the South Korean economy that relies a lot on exports,… more
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Korea Wood Design Awards celebrate excellence in wood design and construction projects showcasing innovative use of wood products and technologies. This year, the Korea Association of Wood Culture, the organizer of KWDA, received a total… more
CWK held a B-to-B Seminar for WFC professionals including members of the Wood University Centre (WUC) and the Korea Wood Construction Association (KWCA) at the seminar room of KOBACO located in Yangpyeong, Gyeonggi-do on November 14.
In 2015, Canada Wood in collaboration with Inha University and the Korea Wood Construction Association held the WFC Practical Training Workshop at Pine Tree Home.
A wooden playhouse* was designed and built by architecture students of Inha… more
Canada Wood Korea has participated in the 2015 Korea Architecture Fair & Festival (KAFF) from October 20 to 23, 2015 at COEX in Seoul. KAFF, the annual event organized by the Korea’s largest architects’ organization, Korea… more
Dr. Jieying Wang, Senior Research Scientist at FPInnovations, and Dr. Jong Bun Ra, Professor of Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology (GNTECH), in collaboration with Canada Wood Korea, have conducted the 5th year field… more
Canada Wood Korea has participated in the 2015 Busan Kyunghyang Housing Fair held in Busan, the second largest city in Korea located south-eastern tip of Korean peninsula, from September 3 to 6, 2015 to promote the use of Canadian wood… more
The Korea Forest Research Institute (KFRI) held the 4th International Timber Construction Symposium (ITCS 2015) on August 26, 2015 at Konjiam in Gyeonggi Province. The ITCS is the bi-annual event organized by the KFRI from 2009 for the… more
The revision of the two Korean Standards, the KS F 1611-1 ‘Fire resistance performance for elements of building construction – Part 1: Wall, floor and roof assemblies of light-frame wood structures’ (previously titled as… more
The 13th KWCA-WUC Architect-Inspector Training Course, a Canada Wood sponsored association-based advanced wood frame construction training for architects, engineers and builders, has been completed and the graduation ceremony for 21… more
For Immediate Release 2015FLNR0271-001456 Sept. 8, 2015
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations BC Wildfire Service
MERRITT – Smoke from a series of small, controlled spot fires may be visible from communities in the… more
South Korea’s economy is recovering from the second-quarter slump triggered by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, but weak exports are weighing on its growth.
South Korea’s export, a key growth engine for the… more
Canada Wood Korea has successfully delivered the 11th Annual Advanced Technology Construction Training (ATCT) planned and conducted in collaboration with the Super E Office/Energy Efficient Exporters Alliance (EEEA), the University of the… more
Korea Wood Construction Association (KWCA), the biggest and oldest wood frame construction and wood material related association in Korea has successfully conducted 2-day Wood Frame Structural Design Workshop for 49 builders and architects… more
The Athenia School, a lifelong learning institute under Chung-Ang University, launched a special program on wood frame house construction for the first time on June 20. This special program consists of both theory lecture and small scaled… more
Upon request from local universities, Canada Wood Korea continues to provide special technical lectures on wood products and wood frame construction technology in various Korean universities.
Tai Jeong, Country Director of CWK delivered… more