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Design & Architecture

Henkel is slated to produce Loctite polyurethane (PUR) adhesives in Australia from H1 2023. The adhesives will be manufactured in Kilsyth, Victoria, Australia, to serve the engineered wood industry across Australia and New Zealand.With a growing environmental awareness surrounding construction and material use, engineered wood has become an increasingly...
The International Built Environment Week (IBEW) 2022 is back from 5-9 Sep 2022, together with IBEW Conference and the trade exhibition BEX Asia from 5-8 Sep. Both events will be held in-person at Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore.This year's edition will address challenges such as climate change and...
Coohom has launched Virtual Showroom, a 3D visualisation business solution that aims to change the e-shopping experience in the furniture industry.According to Coohom, the Virtual Showroom is an interactive, intuitive, and integrated product trade show, which also supports multi-level floor plans roaming and shopping, so the customers could freely...
Henkel Adhesives Technologies has announced an investment in 3RT to strengthen its capabilities for timber construction solutions.Founded in 2014, 3RT has developed an automated production process for converting low-value wood fibre into hardwood products. The company applies a water-based, formaldehyde-free “nano-bonding agent” that bio-mimics the structure of a natural...
The Orizzontale collective, a Rome-based collective of architects, has designed a wooden perimeter structure in the centre of Lugo, Ravenna, Italy, as a public space which allows citizens to gather and meet, play, and hold events and activities such as concerts, performances, or talks.Designed for Edilpiu, an Italian designer...
Ascent, a 86.5m-tall mass timber building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US, has officially been crowned as the tallest mass timber hybrid building in the world by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). CTBUH is an international organisation that certifies buildings with the "World's Tallest" title.Daniel Safarik, director...
Coohom's 3D Viewer & AR feature aims to optimise product presentation to achieve higher sales goals, and with its 3D visualisation capability, it has four different business solutions prepared for manufacturers and retailers in areas of furniture, kitchen and bath, office space, home appliance, finishing and accessories fields, and...
The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has announced four winners of the award, A Seat at the Table, launched in January 2022 with Riva 1920. The award aims to bring a new generation of designers committed to sustainable design, that is more attentive to environmental impact and the entire...
To address the increasing demand for affordable housing, while committing to sustainable construction, binderholz and Swietelsky have entered a collaboration to come up with solutions.Swietelsky is a construction company based in central and eastern Europe. It will provide binderholz advice on the construction projects, and offer the entire project...
Built by Nature, a network and grant-making organisation with a mission to accelerate the timber building transformation in Europe, has announced a €211,336 Accelerator Fund grant to Environmental Coalition on Standards (ECOS) to influence EU legislation, building standards, and climate financing toward removal of regulatory barriers and an incentivised...