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KOREA BUILD Exihibition Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Korea Build, an interior, building and housing products exhibition was cancelled for the first time in its 35-year history over the COVID-19 outbreak. The trade fair has long been a key business platform where construction, architecture,… more

Software Design Course Ends in great Success.

On February 8, the 20th KWCA-WUC(Korea Wood Construction Association – Wood University Centre) Software Design Course sponsored by Canada Wood Korea was concluded. The course aims to present basic principles of strength of materials and… more

Trends and Revitalization of Wood Frame Construction

Korea Institute of Building Construction (KIC), in collaboration with Korea Wood Construction Association (KWCA) and Canada Wood Korea, held a joint technical seminar on February 5, 2020. Over 150 professionals attended the seminar,… more

South Korea Economy and Housing Market Update for 2019

South Korea’s gross domestic product expanded only 2.01% year-on-year in 2019, mostly weighed down by the US-China trade dispute and Japan’s export restrictions. This was the slowest year-on-year growth since 2009, when the economy… 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