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Canada Wood China (CW China) published the book, Guidelines for Modern Timber Structure Construction – Building Technology, in April 2019. The book, targeting China’s property developers and architects, helps key companies and… more
An annual Sino-Canada meeting on modern wood construction was held in Beijing on March 5, 2019, summarizing the development of wood frame construction (WFC) in China to better promote the practices of green building.
The meeting,… more
Canada Wood China (CW China) released the Tracking Wood Project Starts Report with the goal of helping the wood construction industry better understand developments and trends in the China market.
The report provides statistics of new wood… more
According to trade data sourced from China Customs, China imported 36.8 million cubic metres of lumber in 2018, a slight decline of 1.6 percent from 2017. Of total lumber imports, softwood lumber accounted for 24.9 million cubic metres, a… more
On a recent trip to Japan, B.C. Minister of State for Trade, the Honourable George Chow visited a wooden elderly care facility in Tokyo with COFI and Canada Wood staff on March 18th. While touring the site, the minister was introduced to… more
COFI conducted its second Wood Midrise Design Competition this fiscal year, which began October 17, 2018 and applications from architects and construction firms were received until January 18nd, 2019. Judging for the competition was done… more
To address people’s growing concerns of the impact of building on environment and carbon footprint, KBS Morning News Time, a nationwide TV channel broadcasted a program titled to introduce wood frame construction that unlike… more
Certified Energy Advisor (CEA) and EEEA consultant Jack Zhou has revisited Korea to conduct the advanced workshop on HOT2000 Energy Simulation in Seoul for three days from February 25 to 27 for the second time.
Unlike the first 2-day… more
The ceremony of ‘2018 Korea Wood Design Awards’ was held at the Incheon Wood Cultural Experience Center on December 10, 2018. Korea Wood Design Awards sponsored by Canada Wood Korea alongside Korea Forest Service keeps gaining more… more
Extensive application of Rahmen structure to high-rise apartments provides opportunity for Wood Infill Wall market
In February, the Korean government and Korea Land & Housing Corporation (LH) announced that they will apply the Rahmen structure extensively to the building design. Unlike the shear wall structure, the Rahmen structure is a… more
Ph.D., Rod Stirling, FPInnovations’ Manager of New Construction Materials, visited Korea to conduct the joint annual inspection of Canadian treated wood at Jinju field testing site with Ph.D., Jong Bum Ra, Professor of Gyeongnam… more
Chongqing Yuanlu Community Centre (Click here for gallery) designed by Jie Lee from Challenge Design, won the International Design Award on March 4. The news was announced at the 15th annual Wood Design Awards ceremony held by the… more
The award ceremony of ‘2018 Korea Wood Design Awards’ was held at the Incheon Wood Cultural Experience Center on December 10, 2018. Korea Wood Design Awards program has been developed every year and become a reputable… more