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WoodWorks Extends Deadline for the 2018 U.S. Wood Design Awards

12-10-2017
WoodWorks. Wood Awards

The deadline for the 2018 U.S. Wood Design Awards will close tomorrow October 13, 2017. The awards, given out by WoodWorks, recognise excellence in wood design, engineering, construction and innovative projects that showcase attributes of wood: its strength, beauty, versatility, cost-effectiveness and sustainability. Beauty of Wood winner …

Wood Awards 2017: Call for entries now open

27-03-2017
Wood Awards 2017, UK, Stanbrook Abbey

The Wood Awards for excellence in British architecture and product design is now calling for entries. Established in 1971, the Wood Awards recognises, encourages and promotes outstanding design, craftsmanship and installation using wood in projects throughout the UK. The independent jury panel not only judges all submitted entries but also visits …

Editor’s pickAmsterdam's tallest timber building shows us what future buildings will look like

02-02-2017
wood-framed buildings, architecture, WAN Awards 2016, Amsterdam

PATCH22. Photo credit: Frantzen PATCH22, a 30m wooden high-rise, in an industrial part of Amsterdam strikes one as an ordinary residential apartment but its spacious interior shows what the future of buildings will look like. The Netherlands' tallest wood-framed building has a great deal of flexibility; it gives tenants the option to switch …

Egger PerfectSense board bags win at Iconic Awards 2016

26-10-2016
Egger, Iconic Awards 2016

From left: Andre Wiegelmann, Michael Egger jr. from Egger, and Andrej Kupatz, general manager of the German Design Council. Photo credit: Isabel Humpert & Moritz Wagner Egger’s PerfectSense Gloss and Matt lacquered boards clinched 'Best of the Best' in the 'Products - Special' category at this year’s Iconic Awards 2016 in …

Deadline extended for 2017 U.S. Wood Design Awards

04-10-2016
WoodWorks, 2017 Wood Design Awards

Aspen Art Museum, one of the winners of the 2016 Wood Design Awards. Photo credit: Greg Kingsley, KL&A Inc. The deadline for the 2017 U.S. Wood Design Awards has been extended to October 17, organisers WoodWorks said. The awards recognise excellence in wood design, engineering, and construction, as well as innovative projects …

Editor’s pickWynn Williams House: A show of cost-effective construction

05-08-2016
Wynn Williams House, New Zealand, engineered wood products, NZ Timber Design Awards

Wynn Williams House is a new 6-storey building on the edge of Christchurch’s CBD, showcasing how mid-rise buildings can utilise engineered wood products—which are considered by many to be expensive—to result in very cost-effective construction. Wynn Williams House in Christchurch. Photo Credit: Skycam Ltd. Erection of the …