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Canada Wood Korea receives KIRA Award

Jae Choi

By Jae Choi

Technical Consultant/ Canada Wood Korea

January 2, 2020

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 award in recognition of his significant contributions to the improvement of the quality of eco-friendly buildings and the promotion of spreading green building materials and technologies into the Korea wood building construction market.


For more than a decade, Canada Wood Korea has worked with Korea government housing agencies, building code and product standard authorities as well as Korea architects, home builders and structural engineers in promoting wood buildings using Canadian wood products. Tai played a crucial role in building the light wood-frame construction industry’s growth in Korea.