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Foshan Prefabricated WFC seminar a success

Canada Wood China (CW China) held another successful inbound mission in Foshan Guangdong province on December 11. It was based on the theme “Exploration of Prefabricated Wood-Frame Construction (WFC).” The event was co-organized by CW… more

Canada Wood Korea receives KIRA Award

Tai Jeong, country director of Canada Wood Korea, was honoured on November 27 with the Association Chairman Award from Korea Institute of Registered Architects (KIRA) for his contributions to the Korea housing industry. Tai received the… more

Korea’s First NLT Office Building under construction

A public office building using Nail-Laminated Timber (NLT) is under construction for the first time in Korea. The 4-story hybrid office building at Sancheong-gun, Gyeongnam province, was converted from the original concrete design to mass… more

2019 Korea Wood Design Awards Winner Announced

Earlier in November, the 17th Korea Wood Design Awards announced the winners of its 2019 awards. The awards recognize the wood projects that have contributed to the innovative and creative design and built approaches. Raising the public… more

Seiwa Corporation Construction Site Visit

On November 15th, a B.C. forestry delegation of nine persons including Canada Wood staff visited two 2×4 building sites in Chiba, prefecture, a one-hour drive outside of Tokyo. Both sites were three-storey 2×4 apartments, one… more

Canada Wood lights up China’s top housing industry EXPO

Canada Wood China (CW China) recently made a strong case for wood-frame construction technology at the China International Exhibition of Housing Industry (CIEHI-EXPO) on November 7, 2019. The Expo is supervised by the Ministry of Housing… more

China Economy Update

China Economic Update 2019 Q3

China’s Gross domestic product (GDP) rose just 6.0% year-on-year in Q3 2019, marking a further loss of momentum for the economy from the second quarter’s 6.2% growth. China’s third-quarter economic growth slowed more than expected… more

Discover Hotel Kyoto Nagaokakyo

As a sign of a changing era, on September 3, 2019, a 5-story building “Hotel Discover Kyoto Nagaoka” opened on the doorstep of Japan’s famous old capital Kyoto. As we know in North America it is quite common to see 3-stories… more

COFI’s Technical Manager Receives MLIT Award

Hidehiko Fumoto of the BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) was honoured on October 12 with the Housing Bureau Director General Award from Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) for contributions to the Japanese… more