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Design & Architecture

Sara Cultural Centre has recently been awarded the winner of the International Award for Wood Architecture, which aims to reward quality in wood architecture industry."We are very honored to receive this award whose aim is to stimulate the development of innovative architectural thinking using wood. Sara Cultural Centre draws...
British Columbia, Canada is launching the Mass Timber Action Plan, which aims to have as many as 10 new mass timber manufacturers by 2035, on top of announcing funding for four new mass timber housing and infrastructure projects as a key step in the StrongerBC Economic Plan.The Mass Timber...
Canada Wood Group visited a manufacturing plant in Ishikawa prefecture, Japan, in March 2022 to view the production of nail-laminated timber (NLT) panel production.According to Canada Wood, the NLT panels are for a new Tokyo University of the Arts International Exchange Centre, a Canada Wood Demonstration Project, which is...
Entries for the annual World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2022 are now open, including the Best Use of Certified Timber prize supported by the Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).The WAF Awards are for work completed, end date 30 Jun 2022, or started since January 2021. The entry deadline...
The premise behind the design of disposable wooden chopsticks is also causing wastefulness: Once used, throw it away. But in the resourceful hands of ChopValue SG, discarded chopsticks take on a second lease of life as panels for various applications – from serve ware and home office setups to...
Designed by architecture studio Woods Bagot and delivered by experience design firm Thinkwell Group, the USA Pavilion spans over 4,000m2 and takes visitors of EXPO 2020 Dubai on a journey celebrating the past, present, and future of American innovation through eight exhibits featuring national artifacts such as Thomas Jefferson’s...
Stora Enso has announced that they are the main partner of a new construction project in Stockholm, Sweden, responsible for delivering wood construction materials.The construction of Wisdome Stockholm, a scientific experience arena, is now underway. The building at Sweden’s National Museum of Science and Technology in Stockholm will champion...
Stora Enso invests €9 million in an automated cross-laminated timber (CLT) coating line at the Ybbs sawmill in Austria. The investment will further strengthen Stora Enso’s position as a provider of engineered wood products for low carbon, sustainable buildings.Stora Enso aims to lead the development of the growing mass...
White Arkitekter, the architecture and design firm behind mass timber building Sara Cultural Centre, announced that the centre was awarded a bronze medal in the International Design Awards (IDA) 2021, in the architecture category Sustainable Living/Green.The International Design Awards exists to recognise, celebrate, and promote exceptional design visionaries and...
Berlin’s Museum of Decorative Arts, Kunstgewerbemuseum, has opened its permanent collection for an intervention from 26 Nov 2021 to 20 Feb 2022, showcasing and celebrating emerging design talent and the sustainability and versatility of wood as a design material.Initiated by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), Slow consists of...