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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

Korean Economy Update

South Korea’s GDP expanded an estimated 1.1% in the second quarter of 2019 after marking 0.4% growth in the previous quarter, which is attributed mainly to increased government spending. The South Korean economy grew 2.1% in the… more

The first intensive Super-E® training in Korea concluded

The first intensive Super-E® training was concluded in Korea as a joint effort by Dankook University (DKU) and Canada Wood Korea (CWK). A total of 31 professional builders and architects graduated from the course and our exit survey shows… more

Successful 20th Architect-Inspector Training

On August 3, the 20th KWCA-WUC Architect-Inspector Training sponsored by Canada Wood Korea was concluded. This course is an annual training program designed to provide the architect, inspector, builder and engineer audiences in Korea with… more

Korea Dagagu Demo house construction starts

Construction work has started on Canada Wood’s Dagagu house demo project in Incheon, Korea. The building is a multi-family house comprised of two units, with a total floor area of ​​240m2. The objective is to demonstrate the… more

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