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Wood Awards 2018 opens call for entries

19-03-2018

The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design has recently opened its call for entries, with anyone associated with a building or project finished within the past two years eligible for entry. Buildings have to be located in the United Kingdom (U.K.), while furniture and other products have to have been designed or …

Editor’s pickWood serves a practical and aesthetic purpose in Oslo’s new terminal expansion

16-03-2018

  Oslo Airport Terminal expansion is one of those places we wished we could, like Tom Hanks in The Terminal, stay forever. Norway’s newly-expanded airport is not only dubbed the world’s greenest airport, it was also deliberately designed “to create a particular atmosphere… [especially] in areas where passengers spend …

Editor’s pickAHEC boosted the profile of thermally modified American oak with display at IFFS

15-03-2018

With a reputation for unveiling iconic pavilions at the International Furniture Fair Singapore (IFFS), the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) brought an eye-catching display of American thermally modified (TMT) oak in March. While most American hardwoods, such as white and red oak, tulipwood, maple and cherry, are suitable only for interior …

German Pavilion added to upcoming IFMAC WOODMAC 2018 edition

15-03-2018

Every year, the International Furniture Manufacturing Components Exhibition (IFMAC) and Woodworking Machinery Exhibition (WOODMAC) sets its impact value to effectively and efficiently raise Indonesia’s lucrative furniture industry to the global market level. And according to IFMAL WOODMAC 2018, the upcoming edition this year will be …

The 2018 INDEX Architecture & Design Awards reveals its shortlist

14-03-2018

The shortlist for the 2018 INDEX Architecture & Design Awards, the Middle East’s leading independent celebration of generation-defining new builds, renovations and interior spaces, is out. Spread over 14 categories, the annual awards show honours the vision, hard-work, innovation and pizzazz of the region’s leading design and …

Editor’s pickJackson Hole Airport, a wooden structure, is at home with the mountains

14-03-2018
Jackson Hole Airport

Text: Carney Logan Burke Architects/ Images: Matthew Millman   People fly into Jackson Hole, Wyoming, all year round to visit Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. In summer they hike down the heritage slopes, in winter they ski. It is the only airport in the United States situated in a National Park. In conceptualising its design, …