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Editor’s pickKarl Miller Center, by Behnisch Architekten + SRG Partnership

Karl Miller Center, Behnisch Architekten, SRG Partnership, Portland State University's School of Business

Located in downtown Portland, the Karl Miller Center is home to Portland State University’s School of Business, and is part of the city’s rich network of public spaces and diverse urban uses. That wasn’t always the case. The original building, which was a 100,000 square-foot 1970s structure, did not include space for students to …

Editor’s pickWood Awards 2018 shortlist: Royal Academy of Music Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall

Wood Awards 2018 shortlist, Royal Academy of Music Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall

Shortlisted in the Education & Public Sector of the Wood Awards 2018, the Royal Academy of Music Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall. Capable of sitting 309, the Susie Sainsbury Theatre now forms the heart of the Academy. Made of American cherry and European oak and inspired by the curved shapes of string instruments, it has been …

Editor’s pickTechnology transforming the industry

Technology, transforming, industry

Solving rural producers’ challenges and improving productivity through technology will be key themes at next year’s MobileTECH 2019. Now in its 7th year, MobileTECH will once again bring together the leaders, tech developers, industry corporates and early adopters to Rotoura, New Zealand. “While we have seen some great advances …

Belarus will supply France with a new batch of wooden houses

Belarus, France, wooden houses

Newsprint Mill’s branch in Domostrenie, based in Shklov, Belarus, will soon sign an agreement with French-based company, SARL Logibat, to supply them with approximately 60 sets of frame-panel houses that are worth around €1 million (US$1.14 million). According to the Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA), the agreement is to be signed at …

Editor’s pickElement Studios: Spontaneous and inspiring

Element Studios, Mexico, spontaneous, inspiring

Far from being repetitive, Element Studios provides a creative space to inspire, which they have called “spaces of spontaneous collaboration”. Light, structural, flexible, permeable, and built out of 174 prefabricated wooden panels, Element Studios has not lost its ability to be fragmented into smaller spaces.   Architects: …

Editor’s pickSCM opens up a new era for drilling

SCM, open house, drilling

SCM’s products were met with great interest and appreciation from hundreds of visitors from all over the world, making their open-house event a resounding success. The event, “Drilling is no longer boring”, was held from the 18th to the 20th of October in the Technology Centre in SCM’s Headquarters in Rimini, Italy, to …

Editor’s pickSuccessful Industrial Product Design award for new Dieffenbacher knife ring flaker

Industrial Product Design award, Dieffenbacher, knife ring flaker

The MRZ knife ring flaker is the first collaborative design project of Dieffenbacher’s Wood Business Unit and the Tübingen design firm defortec. Previously, defortec and Dieffenbacher’s Composites Business Unit successfully collaborated on the design of Fibercon, Fiberforge and Fiberpress products. The clear, lightweight and …