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Korea Wood Show 2014 Spectacular!

With Alberta’s SRD grant, CWK in collaboration with Media Wood held a full daylong WFC technical seminar during the Korea Wood Show 2014 to deliver wood technology and promote Canadian wood products to professionals and consumers…. more

Korean Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

The South Korean economy grew 0.6% in the second quarter of 2014 from three months earlier, growing at the slowest pace in five quarters mainly due to sluggish domestic demand that was hit by the mid-April Sewol ferry accident… more

Over 2,000 Chinese visit Canadian Wood Demo in Qingdao

July 19th-21st – Qingdao Trade Show
CW designed a wood house with complete decoration and framing section to show to public what is common in North America. The whole design was quite perceptual intuition and attractive, it gave the… more

China Wood Frame Design Competition Announced

Inside a historic wooden church in Beijing, Canada Wood and WFC Alliance had a joint press conference to announce the launch of a WFC design and project competition to over 35 attending general and trade media. A one-on-one interview… more

China Economy, Housing & Lumber Shipments

Government financial reforms could ease local government debt fears
In late June, China’s politburo agreed to fiscal and taxation reforms that were outlined
at last year’s Third Plenum, setting a deadline for implementation at… more

Japan Economy, Housing and Lumber Shipments

As was widely expected, April’s consumption tax increase from 5 to 8% is precipitating economic contraction in the second quarter. Although Japan posted impressive real annualised GDP growth of 6.7% between January and March,… more

Korean Architects Visit Western Canada

July 6-15, 2014: Kelowna, Calgary & Vancouver
Twenty-five Korean architects visited Western Canada to learn more about wood design and construction. The delegation visited 25 diverse residential, commercial, industrial, educational,… more

Visit to Quacent, Dalian

CW visited Quacent on June 25th . Quacent is a Chinese company from Dalian with connections to Canada. They build light wood frame and SIP panel designs. They have distinguished themselves from other builders in China by focusing on their… more

Biyun Community Running for International Green Awards

According to the Shanghai Daily, SHANGHAI’S Biyun International Community where Dream Home Canada—Canada Wood Office is located is representing China in an international competition showcasing good practice in residential… more

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ECO-NOMY Salon on The Future of Forest Economy

The topic of this green economy salon was the future of forest economy. It was hosted by ECO-NOMY Magazine who concentrated on the content of sustainable development.
This salon was also part of 2014 International Student Conference, which… more

China Economy, Housing Construction & Lumber Shipments

China Economy
The World Bank issued a June update on China’s economy with the following findings:

China’s economic growth is gradually slowing as the structural transformation of the economy continues.
Output grew by 7.7 percent in… more

Japan Economy, Housing, & Lumber Shipments

Japan Economy
In late June Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the long awaited structural reform policies to stimulate Japan’s economy. Despite the wait the reform policies, known as the third arrow of Abenomics, largely fell short of… more

Korean Media highlights the merit of WFC homes

While more and more people are interested in wood-frame houses, many people do not know about houses and building built with wood. Luckily, two major evening news shows covered wood-frame houses and wooden buildings in May. The main media… more