Junggoo Cho, President of GUGA Urban Architecture, who won the Excellence Prize at the Korean Architecture Award in 2017, is an architect who loves Korean traditional wood frame construction (Han-ok). In particular, he won many prizes at… more
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More than six hundred scholars, engineers, students and industry representatives from all over the world have gathered in Seoul for the participation in the 2018 World Conference on Timber Engineering. The main events of the conference… more
While most people in Korea live in apartments, transactions of detached single family houses have increased every year since the 2010’s.
According to house transactions by housing type surveyed by the Korea Appraisal Board, transactions… more
Super-E® Training in Canada Builds the Competence in Design and Construction of High Performance Wood Frame Houses in Korea
The Advanced Technology Construction Training (ATCT) in its 14th year was held in Chilliwack, BC, Canada, from July 3 to 13, 2018 for 18 participants from Korea – 5 designers and architects, 10 builders and contractors, 1 building… more
Seismic design requirements were introduced for the first time in Korea in 1988 for buildings 6 storeys and higher or total floor area 100,000m2 and larger. The latest major revision was made in 2005 requiring building structures 3 storeys… more
On May 28th, 2018, the Maple Tree Planting and Stone Monument Unveiling ceremony took place at the Gapyeong Canada village, ‘Dong Yeon Jae.’ The ceremony was attended by the Canadian Ambassador, Eric Walsh, the director of the EEEA,… more
Jeff Culp, representing the Energy Efficient Exporters Association (EEEA) and the Super-E® Office, has visited Korea from May 23 to May 29, 2018. During the visit, he conducted a series of meetings and site visits and attended ceremonies… more
Certification of Super-E® House of the First CLT House in Korea – Celebrated by Plaque Unveiling Ceremony
Another Super-E® Certification plaque unveiling ceremony was held for the CLT House located at Suji-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, on May 24, 2018, in conjunction with the Jeff Culp’s visit to Korea. Mr. Culp is the General Manager of the… more
The Wood Wall Bracing Workshop, hosted by Canada Wood Korea and held at A.T. Center on May 10th, ended in great success. While Korea is no longer safe from earthquake and has intensified the building code recently, increasing number of… more
The D-100 Talk Concert wishing for successful 2018 World Conference on Timber Engineering was held in COEX, Seoul on May 9th.
The talk concert was a preparation for the successful hosting of the World Conference on Timber Engineering… more
Leading Architectural Firm and Prefabricator in Korea Join Forces for the Creation of Industrialized Wood Frame House
Gansam Architects & Partners, one of the top 10 architectural firms in Korea and Refresh House, the leading prefabricator-builder-developer of energy efficient wood frame houses, have joined their efforts together for the creation of… more
The CLT House, which was certified as the second official Super-E® House in Korea, received the grand prize in the Completed Work Category of the 2017 Korea Wood Design Awards.
The second Super-E® House was the first in Korea to apply… more
Many architects who participated in the Advanced Technology Construction Training programs in Canada and missions hosted by Canada Wood Korea returned to Korea after exploring wood construction sites and buildings in Canada. They are now… more