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Korean Architect Explains Why Wood Infill Wall is Chosen

“A wood infill wall system could provide a common solution for load-bearing frames made from steel and concrete. The increasingly stringent requirement for energy-efficient buildings in Korea is among the main driving forces behind the… more

MOU with Dankook University to Advance Super E Together

Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation (IACF) operated by Dankook University and Canada Wood Korea (CWK) signed an MOU to agree to advance the business opportunities for wood frame construction by enhancing technical exchange and talent… more

Summary of Korean Housing Start

Due to declining construction investment amid the ongoing government intervention to curb rising house prices and cool down the overheated housing market, South Korea’s housing starts for 2018 decreased 16% to 81,300 buildings and… more

Summary of Korean Lumber Shipments

BC softwood lumber export volume to South Korea in 2018 decreased by 18.5% to 205,228 cubic metres as compared to 251,992 cubic metres in 2017.
Several reasons contribute to this downward trajectory. First, BC Coastal shipments continue to… more

The 20th Architect-Inspector Training Begins

The 20th KWCA-WUC Architect-Inspector Training sponsored by Canada Wood Korea began on April 6. This training is an annual session targeted at professionals including builders, architects and structural engineers to prepare them with the… more

Korea Economy Update

South Korea’s economy grew 2.7% in 2018, marking a six-year low amid sluggish investments, but its gross national income per capita, a gauge of the population’s purchasing power, exceeded the $30,000 mark for the first time – be… more

3-Day Workshop for Advanced HOT2000 Energy Simulation

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