Educational seminars and training workshops are two key tools used by the Forestry Innovation Investment (FII) team in India to inform local manufacturers, stockists, architects and other key stakeholders on the merits and applications of… more
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A recent third-party cost comparison report conducted by a Korea general contractor company shows wood infill wall system can save 20% construction cost over traditional concrete walls. The study was done for the Seoul City Social Housing… more
IDS is one of the leading architectural firms in Korea and considered as the champion and leader in the sustainable architecture of wood buildings, notably through the design for Korea’s tallest modern wood construction.
The design of a high-end residential complex in Gyeonggi Province, Korea, was released recently. The project will be comprised of 34 post-beam wood houses using glue-laminated timber (Glulam) made of Canadian fiber and all other framing… more
The Two Sessions refer to the annual meetings of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) – an advisory body of over 2,000 members – and the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislative body…. more
Forestry Innovation Investment (FII) has worked with an in-market research firm to produce the Philippines Market Research Report, to further explore this market and evaluate the potential for Canadian wood products in the Philippines…. more
January’s total housing starts dropped 10.1% to finish at 60,341 units for the seventh consecutive monthly decline. Owner-occupied housing declined 13.8%, and rental housing fell 2.5%. Wooden housing fell 11.2% to 33,849 units. Post… more
Over recent years, India’s furniture sector has become much more customer-focused. Now more than ever, customers are experimenting with new styles and viewing furniture as a lifestyle statement and extension of the homeowner’s… more
Incheon wood frame Dagagu House demo project was recently featured in a full-page article on Jung-Ang Daily, one of the three most prominent newspapers in South Korea.
Headlined “There is no such wood frame house as the… more
On April 29, The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) of Korea announced that the height limits of wood buildings will be eased as early as July 2020 to reflect the latest developments in wood construction and wood-based… more
Get Ready for New Learning Experience: Canada Wood Korea Launched Its First Online Architect-Inspector Training
In response to the ongoing COVID19, Canada Wood Korea launched its first online Architect-Inspector Training featuring a refreshed content focused on wood-frame construction design, construction and inspection. Courses are taught via ZOOM… more
On May 14th, Canada Wood China (CW China) hosted a Lumber Shipper’s Meeting in Shanghai to update industry stakeholders on 2020-2021 program priorities, and to discuss recent trends in the lumber industry in China. Eric Wong, Managing… more