Category list : Timber
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AR House 2018 Highly Commended: the architects have breathed new life into three interconnected buildings while maintaining the essence of the old structure
Pyramid scheme: Teopanzolco Cultural Centre in Cuernavaca, Mexico, by Isaac Broid and PRODUCTORA Subscription
Placing the Aztec ruins centre stage, the Teopanzolco Cultural Centre is a dramatic landscape for performance
Thanks to human-caused climate change, many scientists argue that the world is entering the sixth mass extinction in its history. Bats are among the species under threat. Over a million have died in the USA, where they have succumbed to a fungal infection, and in the UK, bats are vanishing as they lose their habitats and food supply thanks to non-porous buildings, pollution and pesticides, despite being protected by law. One way to mitigate these problems is to provide roosts that compensate ...
The firm uses timber from 100 acres of woodland in the west of England to research and build cheap and simple small structures
Women in Architecture Architect of the Year 2018 shortlist: Returning to the medieval monastic garden, nature permeates 6a Architects’ addition to Churchill College in Cambridge
The folded wooden envelope provides a place for locals to meet, creating a transitional social zone between the intimate spaces of the interior and the urban space of the waterfront
Competition: House in Forest 2018Subscription
An open international ideas competition has been announced for innovative timber housing solutions in forested areas around the world (Deadline: 1 March)
Mirror mirror on the wall: ‘After Image’ pavilion at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London by IF_DOSubscription
At IF_DO’s Dulwich Pavilion in London, a robust timber-trussed roof levitates over a mirage of mirrors casting images of the encircling greenery and gallery
Peak efficiency: Oberholz Mountain Hut in the Dolomites, Italy by Peter Pichler Architecture and Pavol MikolajcakSubscription
While drawing from the vernacular, the Mountain Hut shelter and restaurant in the Dolomites has a distinctly contemporary feel
In this wedding chapel outside Nagasaki, Yu Momoeda marries ancient and modern, craft and digital design