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Super E Workshop Draws 240 Design Professionals

Wood framed houses in Korea used to boast higher energy efficiency than other types of construction such as concrete or steel, because wood is a good insulator and most of houses have been built with R-19 insulation in 2X6 stud exterior… more

Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Economy
The South Korean economy expanded 3.3% in 2014 as increased facility investments offset slowing growth in construction investment and exports.Facility investment increased 5.8% in 2014, turning around from a 0.8% on-year… more

Korea Architecture Fair and Festival 2014

Korea Architecture Fair and Festival (KAFF) is an annual event organized by the Korea Institute of Registered Architects (KIRA), the largest organization in Korea for registered architects with more than 10,000 members. KAFF 2014, held… more

Korean Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Korean Economy
South Korea’s economy is expected to grow 3.4% in 2015, slightly higher than the 3.3% on-year expansion posted in 2014.
South Korea’s economy in January of 2015 remained bogged down despite some positive signs of… more

2014 Korea Wood Design Awards

The awards ceremony of winners of 2014 Korea Wood Design Awards was held on December 4th, 2014 at the COEX convention centre in Seoul in conjunction with “Wood Industry Fair 2014”. 11 entries in Design Contest Category Projects… more

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Korea Economy, Construction & Lumber Shipments

Korean Economy Update
The South Korean economy grew 0.4% during the 4th quarter of 2014, sharply decelerating from the 0.9% on-quarter growth in the 3rd quarter of 2014 showing the slowest growth in 2 years mainly due to flagging exports…. more

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Director’s Message

Work in the Shadows
Most of what is known and appreciated about Canada Wood activities and programming takes place in the open, often publicized and visible to industry. Frequently however crucial work takes place behind the scenes on… more

Korea Economy, Construction and Lumber Shipments

South Korea’s economy is facing numerous risks, including protracted low growth and low inflation, which requires the government to keep up its efforts to reinvigorate the economy by stimulating consumption and corporate investment…. more

“Canadian Maple Hall” Built in South Korea

Kelowna Now News: Posted October 18, 2014 by Stacy Penner
A new community centre was officially opened in South Korea on Saturday, promoting B.C. wood products.
The GICO Community Centre is a 141-unit wood frame housing complex east of… more

Asia trade mission wraps up with busy day in Korea

Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
SEOUL – B.C. wood-frame construction took centre stage in Korea today, with the official opening of the GICO Community Centre. Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations… more

Architect-Inspector Training Expands WFC in Korea

12th Architect-Inspector Training course conducted jointly by Wood Construction Association (KWCA) and Wood University Center (WUC), which is one of training programs sponsored by Canada Wood Korea, has been completed and the final… more