Pine Tag

Glulam has until recently been considered  as a large-scale technology for infrastructure and large building projects.  Yet a number of European producers are now extending their range into the domestic building arena.  One of the leaders in the field is BMF and TTF member Södra...

The London Design Fair, 18–22 September, saw Swedish designers showcase their designs in the temple-like Swedish pavilion clad in factory-finished white oiled Swedish pine. The pavilion is the work of architectural practice Förstberg Ling, in collaboration with Svensk Form Syd – Form/Design Center and the industry organisation Swedish Wood. The...

Splitting the difference Did the person facing you across the timber counter start their working life as a carpenter or a joiner? There are distinct differences in their requirements. Making good business relationships with both means understanding their needs. Supply side perspective “Many of those we used...

Adding light and useable space to a brick Victorian semi-detatched property in a Conservation Area in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, whilst providing a high level of insulation and using sustainable materials, was the challenge presented to Gresford Architects. Their solution was to become one...

The winners of the annual Wood Awards have been announced at a ceremony held on the 21st November at the Carpenters’ Hall in London hosted by Johanna Agerman Ross, Founder of Disegno magazine and Curator of Twentieth Century and Contemporary Furniture and Product Design at...