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
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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
Canada Wood China has agreed to work with two key industry stakeholders to cultivate local talents for wood and hybrid prefabrication.
Executives from Canada Wood China, the China Association of Construction Education and Shanghai Lenyer… more
The Shanghai municipal government has started compiling a guidebook on passive house constructions, a move it hopes will encourage a more energy-saving and environmentally friendly construction model.
The Shanghai Green Building Council… more
A timber structure project in Jiangsu Province has won the International Wood Design Award at the 2018 Wood Design Awards in Vancouver, Canada.
The Timber Structure Enterprise Pavilion at the Jiangsu Horticultural Expo in Suzhou was… 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
Popular Media Promotes COFI’s Horizontal Diaphragm Design Manual for Dimension Lumber in Post & Beam Housing
With 45,000 copies distributed to retail book stores nationwide, “Kenchiku Chishiki” is the most popular architectural magazine in Japan. The magazine’s special feature in the March 2018 issue is wooden roof structures for post… more
To commemorate its 40th anniversary and further strengthen our ties with the Tokachi 2×4 Home Builders Association (twenty-three-member companies) COFI and the Alberta Government cohosted a tour mission with eleven delegates from this… more
Canada Wood China has signed an MOU with Ningbo Forest Travel Development Co. to build a strategic partnership in promoting energy efficient wood buildings.
Both parties signed the MOU at Canada Wood’s Shanghai office on February 9, 2018… more
A positive trend for wood construction in Japan being more and more companies are expanding their business models beyond designing and building residential homes. “We Love 2×4” has been a long-time moto for years for Mitsui Home… 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