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Posts tagged 'Timber architecture'

Architects ask: are we using timber in the wrong way?

A new exhibition featuring the work of Irish and Estonian architects interrogates how wood is used in the construction industry, and whether it can be

Architecture

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The Clayton Community Centre in Surrey, British Columbia – designed by hcma – involved the local community and boasts ultra-low energy use Canadian architecture hcma

Architecture

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers

K architectures has designed the Domaine de Bayssan Theatre complex in an evolving cultural quarter of one of France’s oldest cities  Words by Lois Innes

Architecture

Timber visitor centre in Suffolk Broads promotes nature education

Designed by Cowper Griffith Architects, the new structure sits in the landscape of Carlton Marshes nature reserve, home to diverse wildlife Cowper Griffith Architects has

Architecture

Sustainable farming education centre completed in the Cotswolds

The low-carbon FarmED project by Timothy Tasker Architects educates communities on the role of regenerative farming in tackling climate change Timothy Tasker Architects has completed FarmED, a

Architecture

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

The Sara Cultural Centre in Skellefteå, Sweden, is one of the world’s tallest timber buildings Swedish practice White Arkitekter has completed the Sara Cultural Centre in the

Architecture

Kéré Architecture completes Burkina Faso technology institute using clay and eucalyptus

The Burkina Institute of Technology in Koudougou harnesses local materials in an orthogonal, modular design Kéré Architecture, the Berlin-based studio run by Diébédo Francis Kéré,

Architecture

Maccreanor Lavington designs timber school refectory

With a light-filled dining space defined by a glulam lattice structure, the project aims to support pupils’ social and emotional development at this London school

Buildings

A ‘living room’ for a village: Helen & Hard’s timber library in western Norway

The project comprises a library, homes and offices in one distinctive structure Words by Francesca Perry Helen & Hard, a Norwegian practice celebrated especially for

Buildings

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


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