Wood In Architecture Issue 1, 2021


Public space, cosy network
This issue’s cover story features five community spaces from around the world. Each of them, with their unique timber design and architecture, represents a safe haven for communities to converge, socialise and learn from one another.

Building for the future: LIGNOLOC® – World’s first collated wooden nail
An ecological alternative to aluminium or steel fasteners, BECK’s wooden nails can be driven into wood and wooden materials without forming point thermal bridges or leaving traces of corrosion.

Where nature and design intertwine: Interview with Tak Yoshino
Surrounded by beautiful hardwood forests at the base of Mount Fuji, professional chairmaker Tak Yoshino takes his inspiration from nature and the Japanese “Zen” philosophy. Find out more about his love for this craft.