In November 2010, a Korean field-testing site for pressure-treated specimens of the Canadian refractory species White Spruce and Western Hemlock, was set up in Jinju-si, Gyeongsangnam-do. The samples were treated in Canada with the… more
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Program Manager / Market Development & Market Access, Canada Wood Korea
Tae Ik Hwang first joined the CWK team in 2007 and worked for 10 years until 2016, conducting various market development and market access activities. After a year’s break, he is back to CWK. He is a dog lover and enjoys taking a walk with his dogs.
Recently, Korea made a landmark decision. The governmental Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) revised the Korea Design Standard (KDS), and as of November 9, 2020, abolished the total floor area and height limits for… more
Every year since 2014, Canada Wood Korea (in collaboration with universities in Busan, the second-largest city in Korea) has held a university-based training program in conjunction with CWK’s participation in a trade show. Dubbed… more
Jangheung County, the first slow city in Asia, designated by Cittaslow, has signed an MOU in July with four construction-development companies for investing 72.5 Billion Won to build 300 units of wood-frame houses by 2025 under the brand… more
Facing declining birthrates and depopulation, many of South Korea’s rural towns have been trying to deploy a series of policies and approaches to roll back this trend. Damyang, a county situated in the southmost province of Korea well… more