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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 …

Editor’s pickOver 10,300 visitors and conference delegates from 46 countries at ABS 2018

08-10-2018
Architecture and Building Services (ABS) 2018 series, ArchXpo 2018, Smart Solutions, built environment industries, Singapore Facility Management Awards 2018, 11th Merlion Awards 2018

The Architecture and Building Services (ABS) 2018 series which was officially opened on 2 October 2018 by guest-of-honour Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore Expo and Convention Centre, came to a close today with a rousing success. The massive three-day show which presented six key architectural and building …

Editor’s pickWinners of the Architizer Annual A+Awards announced

03-08-2018
Architizer Annual A+Awards, winners

CityLife Shopping District by Zaha Hadid Architects. Image credited to Zaha Hadid Architects Architizer, the world’s leading online resource for architecture and building products, has announced the winners of the 6th Annual Architizer A+Awards. The A+Awards honour the best architecture, spaces, and products from across the globe, and this …

Editor’s pickLet wood be wood: Azman Md Nor

12-03-2018
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 …