Articles on Timber

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

A traditional timber house by Bernardo Bader nestles in a forest landscape

LATERNS – Haus am Stürcherwald provides a view across kilometres of nothing but a green and mountainous landscape for a client in Austria's western-most state of Vorarlberg.

 

Yoshiyasu Mizuno disguises the full scale of a timber house on a confined site

FUJIEDA – Being considerate to the neighbours was a prerequisite for a residential commission where the client's plot was on the vacant land next to his parents.

 

A mountain hut merges with the landscape like a fallen tree

BOLZANO – Milan-based firm Peter Pichler Architecture and local architect Pavol Mikolajcak have designed a restaurant and lounge for visitors to the Obereggen ski resort.

 

Fránek Architects connects building research to the earth

SLAVKOV U BRNA – Originally constructed in 2015, the eco-friendly LIKO-Noe office building is now seeing results.

 

A timber shell by ihrmk keeps interior space adaptable

TOYOTA – A sports clinic on the edge of a national highway isn't something that you see every day but that's exactly where recreational healthcare company Grow has set-up shop.

 

Zecc Architecten blurs the connection between inside and outside

UTRECHT – A former dairy farm is penetrated with a new extension, turning the typical old-school farmhouse into a modern residence with a traditional aesthetic.

 

Li Hao sets up a series of follies to represent the local stories of a cultural town

LONGLI – A collection of installations, set up on the outskirts of an old town in the south of China, relates directly to the stories of the local area.