The “Shear Wall Multiplier” is the seismic resistance indicator specified in the Japanese building code (Building Standard Law: BSL). This allows architects to simplify the structural confirmation of shear walls against lateral force… more
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Canada Wood China (CW China) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China Railway Real Estate Group on June 20 in Beijing.
The two sides agreed to develop a long term strategic partnership, which will focus on development of wood… more
The Wood Wall Bracing Workshop, hosted by Canada Wood Korea and held at A.T. Center on May 10th, ended in great success. While Korea is no longer safe from earthquake and has intensified the building code recently, increasing number of… more
The D-100 Talk Concert wishing for successful 2018 World Conference on Timber Engineering was held in COEX, Seoul on May 9th.
The talk concert was a preparation for the successful hosting of the World Conference on Timber Engineering… more
Leading Architectural Firm and Prefabricator in Korea Join Forces for the Creation of Industrialized Wood Frame House
Gansam Architects & Partners, one of the top 10 architectural firms in Korea and Refresh House, the leading prefabricator-builder-developer of energy efficient wood frame houses, have joined their efforts together for the creation of… more
Canada Wood China has inked a MOU with Qingdao Commodity Exchange Center to jointly promote the use of Canadian wood in China.
Representatives from the two sides signed the MOU at a ceremony in Qingdao on May 22, 2018.
As a listed firm,… more
Canada Wood China joined European Wood to hold symposiums on fire safety in timber structures. The first was in Shanghai on April 27th while the second was in Beijing on April 28th.
The seminars attracted more than 400 industry… more
On May 17th the Canada Wood Japan team visited with major Japanese home builder Ichijo Komuten at a construction site to witness the first use of the Midply shear wall in a residential application in greater Tokyo area. The Canada Wood… more
Total February housing starts edged down 2.6% to 69,071 units. Wooden starts fell 3.2% to 38,340 units. Pre-fab housing fell 8% to 10,063 units. Post and beam housing declined 3.2% to 29,070. Platform frame starts fell 3.0% to 8,255 units…. more
The CLT House, which was certified as the second official Super-E® House in Korea, received the grand prize in the Completed Work Category of the 2017 Korea Wood Design Awards.
The second Super-E® House was the first in Korea to apply… more
Many architects who participated in the Advanced Technology Construction Training programs in Canada and missions hosted by Canada Wood Korea returned to Korea after exploring wood construction sites and buildings in Canada. They are now… more
BC Ministers Commemorate the Successful Certification of Super-E® Houses at Gapyeong Canada Village in a Super-E® Plaque Unveiling Ceremony
Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology, and George Chow, Minister of State for Trade, unveiled Super-E® plaque in a visit to Gapyeong Canada Village to recognize and to commemorate the successful completion and… more
Gapyeong Canada Village Project Showcases the Collaboration between BC and Gyeonggi Province in the Area of Wood Products and Energy-Efficient Low-Carbon Construction Technology
The Premier of BC, John Hogan and the Governor of Gyeonggi Province, Kyung-pil Nam have signed a renewed three-year economic action plan agreement to mark the ten-year anniversary of sister province relationship and to enhance cooperation… more