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Editor’s pickBloomberg by Foster + Partners wins the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize

16-10-2018
Bloomberg new European HQ, world most sustainable office, Foster+Partners, 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize

Bloomberg’s pioneering new European HQ has been credited as the world’s most sustainable office and is thought to be the largest stone building in the City of London since St Paul’s Cathedral.   Six buildings were shortlisted for the coveted 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building. The RIBA …

Editor’s pickThe Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel Aviv University

17-09-2018
Steinhardt natural history musuem, Tel Aviv, Israel, Kimmel Eshkolot Architects, Europanel

The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel Aviv University, is the first museum of it's kind in Tel Aviv. Designed by Kimmel Eshkolot Architects, the museum hosts a spectacular range of natural history collections of the University. It also serves as a centre for academic research for its natural sciences staff. (Photo credit: Amit …

Editor’s pickFrank Gehry’s first fine-dining experience designed for Stir puts wood on centre stage

11-09-2018
Frank Gehry, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Stir, restaurant, cafeteria

Stir, a new restaurant at the Philadelphia Museum of Art uses plenty of Douglas fir(Rendering by Gehry Partners and KX-L, Courtesy Philadelphia Museum of Art) Frank Gehry’s first fine-dining experience designed for Stir, new restaurant at the Philadelphia Museum of Art puts wood on centre stage. The cultural institutino’s new …

Editor’s pickYusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum challenges and connects

07-09-2018
Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum, bridge, cantilever, traditional architecture

Between two buildings, the Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum is a bridge linking two structures long separated while also doubling as a facility with accommodations and workshops, excellent for artist-in-residence programmes. Structurally built with small parts in a cantilever system that traditional architecture in China and Japan often subscribed …

SibWoodExpo ready to go

29-08-2018
SibWoodExpo, Russia, Deutsche Messe RUS

In just a few weeks, SibWoodExpo will be opening its gates at the SibExpo Centre in the city of Irkutsk, Russia. This year marks the first time that the trade fair will be co-organised by Deutsche Messe AG’s Russian subsidiary, Deutsche Messe RUS, and Sibexpocentre OJSC. From the 11th to the 14th of September, the event will showcase the …

Editor’s pickA play of light and wood -- Audian Art Museum

27-07-2018
Audain Art Museum, Whistler, British Columbia, Pacific Coast hemlock, Patkau Architects

Surrounded by tranquil natural landscape, the form and character of the Audain Art Museum, designed by Patkau Architects, is intentionally restrained to provide a quiet, minimal backdrop to the art inside and the nature outside. The interior of the Audain Art Museum (Photo credit: James Dow / Patkau Architects) The Audain Art Museum …

Editor’s pickSingaporean students at KTH Royal Institute of Technology identify new applications for Swedish pine

20-07-2018
Swedish wood, Singapore, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Swedish pine, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Wood3 by Pine Nordic, a group presenting on a smart interior solution for offices in China. (Photo credit: Swedish Wood) In collaboration with industry organisation Swedish Wood, 27 students on the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management programme at KTH, most of them from Singapore, were asked to develop applications for Swedish pine. …