A symposium entitled Creative Sustainability in Architecture and Urbanism, was held in Seoul, South Korea, on 22 March. The event was organized by Professor Sungwoo Shin, Director of the Sustainable Building Research Center (SUSB) at Hanyang University. The symposium provided an opportunity for foreign and Korean speakers to outline various viewpoints on how best to achieve green growth, a very important issue in Korea. It also marked the culmination of 9 years of operation by the SUSB center.
Canada Wood Korea, in collaboration with the Korean Society of Wood Science Technology, held a full day workshop on February 22, 2014 in Seoul to examine progress in technologies and policies towards net zero energy housing in Korea. Among the invited speakers from Canada and Korea was iiSBE Canada member Ken Klassen.