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Indonesian government wants high performance panel industry

03-01-2019
Indonesia government, plywood

Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Darmin Nasution, says the government wants the Indonesian wood panel industry to get back into its top shape, according to Tempo, through the continued synergies between the industry, entrepreneurs and a secure source of raw materials through Industrial Plantation Forests (HTIs). Meanwhile, the newly …

Editor’s pickWood Awards 2018 shortlist: Ovo Furniture Range

19-11-2018
Wood Awards 2018 shortlist, Ovo Furniture Range

The range celebrates the age-old tradition of craftsmanship in everyday objects. Durability and careful detailing in the American black walnut and oak used have been combined with strong materiality to create a range that is tactile and generous. Fitting for both commercial and domestic spaces, the collection includes two variants of dining …

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

09-11-2018
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 pickWood Awards 2018 shortlist: Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery

08-11-2018
Wood Awards 2018 shortlist, Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery

In the category of Commercial & Leisure, Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery, a 100-place nursery built of American white ash, European oak and Canadian western red cedar, is arranged around three sides of a landscaped courtyard. On the fourth side, is the civic scaled community centre including a 180-seat main hall. The …

Editor’s pickWood Awards 2018 shortlist: GYC#1

07-11-2018
Wood Awards 2018 shortlist, GYC#1

A collectors’ cabinet inspired by David Gates’ interest in industrial and agricultural architecture and infrastructure, GYC#1 is the first piece in the series to be finished completely in black and is closely related to the landscape of the Thames estuary. With various species used in its construction – American birds eye …

Belarus will supply France with a new batch of wooden houses

02-11-2018
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 …