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Bosch secures global 3RT contract to turn wood waste into sustainable hardwood

27-05-2020
Bosch, 3RT, Designer Hardwood, plantation waste, sustainable hardwood, Australia

Bosch Manufacturing Solutions will supply digital production units to 3RT for the global manufacture of sustainable hardwood. Based in Melbourne and Adelaide, 3RT has developed a world-first technology in collaboration with Flinders University, that converts wood waste into timber that looks and performs like 100-year-old tropical hardwood, called …

Ontario Wood Design Awards Winners announced

05-03-2020
Canadian Wood Council, Wood Works!, Ontario Wood Design Awards, designers, industry players, innovation, exemplary, wood in architecture

On February 26, the Canadian Wood Council’s (CWC’s) Wood Works! Programme gave out the Ontario Wood Design Awards in recognition of designers’ and industry players’ innovation and exemplary use of using wood in architecture. The winners were announced during the Ontario Forest Industries Association’s (OFIA’s) …

Editor’s pickFPInnovations releases latest edition of CLT Handbook

02-03-2020
CLT, FPInnovation, CLT handbook, new edition, technology, mass-timber-building global movement, knowledge transfer, designer, construction

FPInnovations, a non-profit specialising in creating solutions that support the global competitiveness of the Canadian forest sector, and its government and industry partners, recently launched the all-new 2019 2nd edition of the building-construction game-changing, “Canadian CLT Handbook.” Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is …

New government programme in Indonesia to partner furniture designers with manufacturers

08-11-2019
Indonesia, government programme, furniture designers, manufacturers

Indonesia’s Ministry of Industry has launched a programme to promote the development of the Indonesia’s furniture manufacturing sector. Abdul Rochim, Director General of Agro Industry in the Ministry of Industry said government support will focus on the development of creative and innovative design concepts for the industry, reported …

Editor’s pickAffordable and beautiful wooden apartments for the lower-income Danish residents

10-10-2018
Dortheavej, northwestern Denmark, Bjarke Ingels Group, Danish non-profit affordable housing association Lejerbo, Danish urban space designer Jan Gehl

Named after its Dortheavej address in the northwestern part of Copenhagen, the five-storey building winds through the area characterised by car repair shops, warehouses and industrial buildings from the 1930s–50s. Bjarke Ingels Group(BIG) was commissioned to design Dortheavej in 2013 by Danish non-profit affordable housing …

Editor’s pickIn September, INDEX will offer a different interiors experience to designers and manufacturers alike

01-08-2018
September, INDEX, interiors, designers, manufacturers

INDEX, the largest interiors exhibition in the Middle East, is gearing up for its second design showcase of the year, and will offer a fully rounded creative experience by running alongside its new sister show INDEX – the Middle East’s largest interiors exhibition – is gearing up for its second design event of the year, and will …

Editor’s pickStar Chaser

27-07-2018
Vietnamese young designer, Nguyen Hoa, Kim Do Company, Ho Chi Minh City, Marita rocking chair, International Furniture Fair Singapore

Vietnamese designer Nguyen Hoa realised his teenage dream of seeing his sketches come to life but that, he says, is not enough for him. Young Vietnamese designer Nguyen Hoa  Exactly five years ago, Nguyen Hoa decided he wanted to design furniture for a living. Today, this goal is realised with him finding his place at Kim Do Company, …

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