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Kengo Kuma and Associates has designed a wooden roof for the the student hub of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, which comprises steeped greenery and bleachers that "invites life and activity for the students", according to the Japanese architecture studio.Named Hisao & Hiroko Taki Plaza, the wooden bleachers is...
At the end of 2021, Leitz was awarded the Innovation Award of the Eastern Württemberg Chamber of Industry and Commerce, for the development of the flexTrim3 automatic profile changing system.The Innovation Award judged the flexTrim3 automatic profile changing system based on the evaluation criterion of economic efficiency, originality, chance...
The Weinig Group, a technology provider in the woodworking industry, has announced that it is investing €15 million in its Panel Processing division to promote its subsidiary Holz-Her.Holz-Her, a machine manufacturer founded in 1914 and part of the Weinig Group since 2010, has grown in recent years and has...
Al Talah Board, a panel manufacturing company from Abu Dhabi, UAE, produced its first branded Desert Board on a new Dieffenbacher plant using recycled date palm tree waste to manufacture oriented-strand boards (OSB) in December 2021. The sustainable plant by Dieffenbacher uses about 15% of the 500,000 tonnes of...
The Pan African Forest Certification (PAFC) Congo Basin regional system has been endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC). According to PEFC, this is "the world’s first PEFC endorsed regional forest certification system".The PAFC Congo Basin comprises PEFC-member countries Cameroon, Congo, and Gabon, as their...
Hettich, a German manufacturer of furniture fittings, recently opened a Hettich Experience Centre in Singapore that features myriad fittings for space conscious and storage efficient designs. To understand more about furniture fittings, and what plans the company has for Singapore and South East Asia, we speak to Matthias Bertl,...
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) will begin their 2022 with the departure of Ben Gunneberg, the secretary general and CEO of PEFC.“The PEFC global alliance is grateful for Mr Gunneberg’s outstanding service and commitment to PEFC, as well as his significant accomplishments over his distinguished...
The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has announced that they will be partnering with Indonesian Society of Interior Designers (HDII) Jakarta to organise a design camp for young Indonesian designers that will run from January to March 2022. The camp was launched on 20 Dec 2021 through a webinar...
Robotics & Innovation has reported that the Quebec Wood Export Bureau (QWEB), a non-profit organisation for wood product manufacturers in Canada, has developed with global AI consultancy Brainpool.ai a machine learning tool which calculates the impact of CO2 in choices of early-phase building design.According to QWEB and Brainpool.ai, the...
The 48th China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) Shanghai came to an end on 14 Dec 2021 with support from 548 exhibitors and 775,043 visitors - a feat for the fair's first digitalised edition.The committee of CIFF Shanghai expressed gratitude for the visitors and exhibitors' loyalty, which contributed to the...