A New Way to Stay Tuned on Market News from China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and India—Canada Wood on Twitter and LinkedIn

Canada Wood on Twitter and LinkedIn

Canada wood is focused on diversifying markets for Canadian wood products. To deliver results Canada Wood Group actively promotes and supports the innovation in manufacturing and increased uses of wood in building design and construction. We also expand export opportunities for Canadian wood products in traditional and emerging overseas markets, including China, Japan, South Korea, India, Vietnam, and Europe.

There have been many new and exciting developments: China Wood Frame Construction Technology (WFC) has been recognized for the first time by China’s Green Building Evaluation Standard as a viable solution for the country’s green building credit rating. Korea has celebrated urban regeneration with the completion of its tallest hybrid wood building.  Japan is anticipating an increase in supply and demand for wooden large-scale buildings due to favorable Building Standard Law amendments. These are just a few of the new developments and there are many more to come in the future.

To better communicate and highlight key overseas developments like these, Canada Wood is now posting on Twitter and LinkedIn. Be a part of the conversation and follow Canada Wood.

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The tallest skyscraper in Stockholm will be made entirely out of wood

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The view from inside is unlike any other.

If Ikea’s minimalist approach to home furnishing still isn’t enough, you’ll probably love Sweden’s newest skyscraper.

Designed by Anders Berensson Architects, the 40-floor building is made entirely out of cross-laminated timber, or CLT — a strong lumber prized for its durability. It’s the same wood used in the design of another all-wood apartment building in Portland, Oregon. Continue reading