Articles on Timber

Casa Murray Music by Carazo Arquitectura. Photos Roberto D’Ambrosio
 

Carazo Arquitectura interprets a house of experimentation and adventure

HEREDIA – Casa Murray Music is not a simple house in which its occupants simply exist. Instead, it is a place of exploration and discovery.

Megalithic Museum by CVDB Arquitectos. Photos Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
 

CVDB repurposes a train station as a home for stones

MORA – A disused train station and accompanying warehouse have been renovated into a museum for megaliths and prehistoric monuments in central Portugal.

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Out Now: Mark #68
Arthur's Cave by Miller Kendrick. Photos courtesy of the architect
 

The story of Miller Kendrick's micro-cabin is inspired by Welsh legend

WALES – A series of pop-up hotels has appeared in the Welsh countryside following a competition by Epic Retreats to celebrate 'The Welsh Year of Legends'.

 

Mark A-to-Z: T is for Timber

There are ample good reasons to build in timber. As well as its aesthetic qualities, it is one of the most sustainable resources available to the industry.

Chalres House by Austin Maynard Architects. Photos Peter Bennetts
 

Light pervades the moody spaces in Austin Maynard Architects' house of contrasts

MELBOURNE – A luscious and dynamic garden brings Charles House to life. The house itself was realised a little over a year ago but it is only now that the landscaping is finalised.

Keukenhof by Mecanoo. Photos courtesy of the architect
 

Mecanoo frames the Dutch skies with timber triangles

LISSE – Keukenhof is one of the largest flower gardens in the world. In time for this year's opening, a gatehouse was realised to give the attraction a proper entrance.

Chimney House by Dekleva Gregorič Architects. Photos Flavio Coddou
 

Dekleva Gregorič Architects combines tradition with negative space

LOGATEC – One of the simplest ideas of all inspires the form of a timber-clad home in central Slovenia: the chimney.

Garden Studio Gym by Eastwest Architecture. Photos Naaro
 

Eastwest Architecture's garden shed provides plenty of height for skipping and jumping

LONDON – The English capital can be an exciting and bustling hub of activity but, just outside the central cocoon in Greater London, opportunities can be slightly more lacking.

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Parking Garage by dJGA and Modulo Architects. Photos Lievan van Landschoot
 

Modulo and dJGA carve a canyon for a meandering parking garage

Brussels – Generally damp, unattractive and cast in concrete, the typology of the car park usually conjures up images of 1950s brutalist volumes of necessity that obscure the skyline.

Ogden Centre Durham University by Studio Libeskind. Photos Hufton + Crow
 

Studio Libeskind's sharp geometry creates a centre for world-class research

Durham – Inaugurated earlier this month, the Ogden Centre West building opens up further space for the expanding student population in the North East of the United Kingdom.

Paris School by Ameller, Dubois & Associés. Photos Guillaume Guérin
 

Ameller & Dubois' school building counteracts the faux-neoclassicism of its famous surroundings

Serris – Completed at the end of 2016, a timber-clad educational complex sits 40-km east of Paris and a 30-minute walk from Disneyland.

Black Flying House by H3T Architekti. Photos Jakub Skokan/Martin Tůma (BoysPlayNice)
 

H3T Architekti's mysterious black house provides a floating shelter

PARDUBICE – A secretive timber structure hung under the remains of an old railway bridge in a castle town in the east of the Bohemian region of the Czech Republic.