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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
Spheron Architects’ Belarusian Memorial Chapel is the first wooden church to be built in London since the Great Fire of 1666
Glass does not have a monopoly on transparency. Using the ancient and fiendishly complex Japanese joinery technique of jigoku-gumi, which literally means ‘interlocking hell’, Kengo Kuma enveloped this Tokyo bakery in a hectic cloud of wooden struts. The interior is not visible from the street, making display of the wares on sale impossible, but the building is instantly recognisable –from a distance, it is reminiscent of a wasp nest – making it a striking advertisement for the business. And ...
House in Morrillos, Chile, by Cristián IzquierdoSubscription
AR House Shortlist 2017: this house of doors transforms from an impenetrable fortress to a colonnaded viewing platform
AR House Shortlist 2017: this ‘three-in-one’ studio built on the cheap is far from bargain basement
Housing British Columbian coastal art, the Audain Art Museum melds seamlessly into the landscape and echoes the shadows of the trees