Didier Boy de la Tour|Didier Boy de la Tour|Didier Boy de la Tour|Didier Boy de la Tour|Didier Boy de la Tour||Shigeru Ban’s skeletal timber HQ for Swiss media company Tamedia|The glazing drops down to create glass balconies – leaving large voids open to the elements|Each spruce joint is made entirely from wood, with no steel reinforcements|A glass skin makes the timber skeleton visible from the outside|Recessed lighting further highlights the beams’ elegant form||
08 Nov 2013

Shigeru Ban’s timber skeleton for Tamedia, Zurich

Words by Hugh Metcalf

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