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Most lectures were conducted at the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s downtown Vancouver campus. Other lectures were conducted at FPInnovations.
Most lectures were conducted at the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s downtown Vancouver campus. Other lectures were conducted at FPInnovations.
Group photograph taken on the flying stairs during a tour of the Earth Sciences Building at UBC.
Group photograph taken on the flying stairs during a tour of the Earth Sciences Building at UBC.
Tour of School of Construction at BCIT.
Tour of School of Construction at BCIT.
August 2015
South Korea
Interest in wood construction training reaches 10-year high

Thirty-eight builders, designers, engineers, material manufactures, distributors and students participated the 2015 Advanced Technology Construction Training program delivered by Canada Wood Korea and COFI from February 4-13, 2015. The extensive training program, conducted in Canada, focuses on the transfer of technology and best practices needed for design and construction of more complex and large wood-frame structures such as multistorey multi-family housing and high performance homes. Participants came from all over Korea showing the strong and growing interest by design and construction professionals in wood as a building material, wood construction applications, high performance houses and advanced topics in construction.

Partners in program delivery this year included the Canadian Wood Council – BC WoodWorks, FPInnovations, the Township of Langley, Super E builders, Net-Zero Energy House Architect, Perkins + Will, Maple Leaf Housing, BCIT, UBC, Gauvin 2000 Construction, and other builders and developers.