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Editor’s pickLet wood be wood: Azman Md Nor

Malaysia, architect, Azman, Malaysian Wood Awards

Malaysian architect Azman Md Nor is a huge fan of wood. He is quietly championing this material in his country, but the lack of skilled craftsmen and quality timber, he says, is hindering progress. Timber is experiencing a renaissance in Southeast Asia as local architects return to their roots, drawing inspiration from the traditional kampong …

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

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 …

Editor’s pickWinners of the 2017 Wood Design and Building Award announced

Wood Design Awards 2017

An Honour mention for the Collège Jean Monnet Broons located in Broons, Bretagne, France, Dietrich, architecture by Untertrifaller Architekten and Colas Durand Architectes. Recipients of the prestigious 2017 Wood Design & Building Awards programme by the Wood Design & Building magazine have been announced. The winning …

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

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

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

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

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 …