Posts tagged 'wood'

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Why timber shouldn’t be overlooked as a building material

With the 200-year anniversary of the end of the Industrial Revolution on the horizon, we are reminded that mass production of steelwork that once transformed

Architecture
Michael Grimm|||

One Year In: Calgary Public Library by Snøhetta

Calgary’s Central Library Architect: Snøhetta One year ago, Calgary’s Central Library opened its doors to the public, ushered in by celebrations that drew 50,000 people

Architecture
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Finland is proof that investing in libraries pays off

Are Finland’s libraries undermining the country’s co‑working offers? That’s not to suggest that co-working isn’t a thing there. Since this column visited Mothership of Work’s

Opinion
Alvin Engler|||

Six ideas for biophilic design in the office that go beyond indoor plants

Even in a highly connected, 24/7 culture, most office workers spend more time at their desk or workstation than they do in bed. That was

Interiors
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Farfetch gets a giant ‘urban neighbourhood’ for its Los Angeles workspace

Studiofibre’s latest LA ‘Urban Neighbourhood’ marks the continuation of a long-standing collaboration between the studio and online retail brand Farfetch. “We are excited about our

Interiors
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Hiram Floors produces sustainable, high-quality flooring in Germany’s Black Forest

Deep in Germany’s Black Forest – a region of tree-cloaked mountains, idyllic medieval towns and dramatic waterfalls – one company preserves the area’s historic forestry

Interiors
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The New Noma: Meet the designers behind the top restaurant’s fine wood furniture

After a seemingly long yet peaceful journey out of Copenhagen’s city centre, you’re greeted by an influx of traditional Danish housing and roads lined by

Interiors
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Ora Ito designs a sculptural staircase for LVMH

Described by its designer as a “giant creature” that “snatches you, swallows you up and spits you out at the right floor”, the staircase in

Design
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Ode to plywood

Ah plywood, the onion of the construction world. Multi-layered, versatile, and the basis for many an architectural recipe, though rarely the lead ingredient. That has

Design
Jeremy Bittermann||

Airbnb’s low-tech and flexible Portland office

You could say that the new office of airbnb’s Customer Experience centre in Portland, Oregon is the very antithesis of that cliche about the Brits

Interiors

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