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For the first time, the certification of the 5-Star Construction Quality and Korea Super-E® program were combined and three houses received the certifications for their superior construction quality and energy efficiency… more
Demand for non-residential wooden buildings has shown significant growth in Japan over the past several years. This trend is apparent with educational facilities. For example, in Uozu City, Toyama Prefecture, a new wooden school building… more
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