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EU ready to begin trade arbitration with Ukraine to lift moratorium on timber exports

18-10-2018
EU, Ukraine, lifting of moratorium, timber exports, Ukraine-EU Association Agreement

The European Union will likely begin commercial arbitration with Ukraine soon to lift a moratorium on exports of round timber as the one violating the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement, Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze has said. “Unfortunately, Ukraine really violates the Association …

Could virtual nature be the next big thing in interior design?

01-05-2018
LUKE, Finnish, virtual spaces

Being in nature for some time – even if it is only a short while—does wonders for the human body, including reducing stress levels. Finnish researchers are taking this field further by recreating experiential spaces that resemble the wild. Lights, images and sound combine to form an experiential space Metla House, Joensuu. The wooden …

Editor’s pickProjects in wood are among this year's Frame Awards winners

27-02-2018
Frame Awards, Herman Miller, Zhongshuge, Chengdu, China, Maggie's Oldham, UK, Produce

Winners of the Frame Awards 2018 were announced last week at the Frame Awards Show in Amsterdam. Over 250 international guests attended the celebrations and prize-giving ceremony. 28 winners were recognised from across the Spatial, Executional and Societal.  Four additional winners received the Honorary Frame Awards, including Lifetime …