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Design & Architecture

JEB Group's new showroom in SingaporeJEB Group, developer and designer of acoustic partitions and furniture solutions, has launched its new sustainable showroom in Singapore, featuring a selection of in-house furniture pieces as well as those of their global partners, along with acoustic partitions for private viewing.The launch follows...
The MoU being signed by CEMS, SIBL, RICS and ASMArchitecture & Building Services (ABS) 2022, Singapore's three-day expo organised for the built environment industry, opened its doors on 16 Nov 2022 to industry specialists, trade visitors and conference delegates at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre in...
Södra has signed an agreement with the constructor LM Byg to supply approximately 5,700m3 of cross-laminated timber (CLT) and 2,300m3 of glue-laminated timber (glulam) for Marmormolen, a 28,000m2 wooden office building in Copenhagen, Denmark by Danish pension fund AP Ejendomme.The construction of Marmormolen is ongoing. LM Byg as a...
On 14 Oct 2022, individuals from the South East Asian timber industry gathered at the Bangkok convention, hosted by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), to listen, discuss and network. The convention was directed by Jiro Jirawat Tangkijngamwong, chairman of the Thai Furniture Association.According to AHEC, a presentation from...
Stora Enso has launched a wood building kit comprising pre-manufactured, custom-made applications delivered just-in-time to the building site, called Sylva.The kit aims to enable faster construction, reduced costs, more efficient use of raw material and fewer emissions than concrete or steel.“One of the major reasons why the construction...
RES, an independent renewable energy company, has signed a letter of intent to include Modvion’s wooden wind turbine towers in future wind energy projects. The agreement outlines a future order of Modvion towers worth approximately 4 billion Swedish krona. The partnership means that RES Nordics will promote Modvion’s modular, wood-based,...
Future Heirlooms, a design collaboration by South African cooperative Always Welcome and the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), is now open at Always Welcome Viewing Rooms in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa.The project, which was initially announced in July 2022, will remain at its current location until November 2022,...
Coohom has launched its Inspiration Spaces feature, which is said to optimise sales performance and product conversion for kitchen and bath retailers, and home decor brands.The 3D design feature supports model switching, style swapping, material exchanging and more, so customers of interior designers or retailers can review the different...
Stora Enso and EcoTelligent are entering a partnership to establish mass timber as the material of choice for telecommunication support structures.According to Stora Enso, the collaboration is set to provide an alternative that will reduce the dependency on steel and concrete in telecommunication masts, through sustainable towers that...
By Yap Shi QuanWood has gained mainstream appeal as mass timber in the construction industry in recent years, but unexpectedly, the material has also become a viable alternative to traditional materials like steel and concrete in other industries. For one, plywood is used to make what is reportedly the...