Articles on Timber

Vestre Fjordpark by ADEPT. Photo Rasmus Hjortshoj
 

The city, the park, and the fjord reconnect through ADEPT’s architecture

AALBORG – ADEPT in collaboration with landscape architects GHB creates a new narrative around the Limfjord – the largest fjord landscape in Denmark.

Two Skins House by Veronica Arcos. Photo Cristobal Palma
 

Sharp edges define the geometric house by Veronica Arcos

PICHICUY – On the Chilean coast, the Pacific Ocean is in view from a geometric gem of a house designed by Veronica Arcos.

Holiday Sale
Holiday Sale
People’s Pavilion by bureau SLA and Overtreders W. Photo Jeroen van der Wielen
 

Bureau SLA & Overtreders W build a pavilion with only borrowed materials

EINDHOVEN – Here, the entirety of the People’s Pavilion – a central piece at this year’s Dutch Design Week – is borrowed and will be returned to the owners, including …

Town Hall by cepezed. Photo Lucas van der Wee & Gert-Jan Vlekke
 

The Town Hall by Cepezed is a greenhouse for all

NAALDWIJK – Known for its horticulture in greenhouses, the Westland in the Netherlands can welcome a new ‘greenhouse’ with Cepezed’s town hall.

House in Muraz by Savioz Fabrizzi. Photo thomas jantscher
 

Savioz Fabrizzi transforms a Swiss barn into a semi-detached house

MURAZ – The architects maintained the original layout of masonry and woodwork but synthesized it and clarified its relationship in a minimal architectural language.

House 33 by Marchi Architects. Photo Fernando Guerra
 

House 33 by Marchi Architects lives out of the Symbioz car

FRANCE – Going past the point of mere admiration and infatuation, the architects design a residence where the car is fully-integrated in the day-to-day occupations of its inhabitants.

Skovbakkeskolen by CEBRA. Photo Adam Mørk
 

Kids are royalty in this village-like school by CEBRA

ODDER – Complete with a series of plazas in the interior, playful fenestration, and pitched roofs, the students are encouraged to run freely throughout the building and rule the day.

House in Ohue by Daisuke Hanamoto. Photo Kenji Masunaga
 

Daisaku Hanamoto’s house mingles with its surroundings

KURE – Mindful of its place amongst the vernacular, the house easily blends into the residential neighbourhood.

Out now: Mark #71
Out now: Mark #71
 

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.

House Ship by ANA Architecten. Photo Luuk Kramer
 

ANA Architecten convinces a boat to become a house

AMSTERDAM – ANA Architecten appropriated a Belgian cargo boat and created an idyllic family boathouse.

Village au Pied du Courant organised by La Pépinière. Photo Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo
 

An ephemeral village organised by La Pépinière animated disused urban spaces

MONTREAL – As summer came to a bittersweet end, so did the summer pavilions and festivals. We look back on one of Montreal’s yearly architectural villages.

Cottage in Fontanars by Ramon Esteve. Photo Mariela Apollonio
 

Ramon Esteve blends concrete and pine within a Spanish landscape

FONTANARS – When approaching the new building designed by Ramon Esteve, the first word to pop into the mind has to be ‘archetypal’.