A second life for fallen London trees

Lea Bridge Library by Studio Weave
A second life for fallen London trees
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Beautifully lined in a colourful patchwork of hardwoods from felled urban trees, Studio Weave’s pavilion is a dynamic and delightful addition to Lea Bridge Library. Images © Jim Stephenson. A red pre-cast concrete colannade runs the length of the wing. The non-structural columns contain downpipes taking rainwater to the tree...
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Sustainable Accoya Saves Historic Welsh Station
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International Timber and Peter Cox recently joined forces to restore a 155-year-old signal box in Wales, using sustainable Accoya to ensure longevity and maintain the structure's historic charm. The Valley Station signal box in Anglesey dates back to 1867 and was in desperate need of restoration following decades of decay....
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Filling A Market Gap
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We take a look at Beech-Faced Eucalyptus Plywood, available in the UK from DHH Panel Products as an alternative to Birch Plywood DHH Panel Products has introduced a new timber product that can be used as an alternative to Birch Plywood, which it says complements the company's existing range of...
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Oak & Steel In The Kitchen
Oak & Steel In The Kitchen: A Fresh Take On Modernist Design
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Within London’s iconic Barbican Estate, architect Ana Sutherland paired oak veneer with stainless steel to create a stunning yet highly functional kitchen and dining area for one of the estate’s top floor apartments. All images © Anton Rodriguez Influenced by the interior spaces and furniture of Les Arcs - a...
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Wood Awards exhibition showcases timber design and construction
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An exhibition featuring the 34 shortlisted projects for this year’s Wood Awards will be on show at Gallery@Oxo as part of the Material Matters fair, during London Design Festival. Lea Bridge Library Pavilion by Studio Weave. Photo © Jim Stephenson Running from 20 – 23 September 2023, this free exhibition...
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Is mass timber the future of the workplace?
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The use of mass timber in the commercial sector has seen a recent flourishing in the UK, with increasing interest from investors. Here, some of the frontrunners in the industry explain why. Occupiers want healthy and sustainable workspaces Alex Dunn, research manager at Cromwell Property Group, has undertaken extensive research...
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Last chance to enter the Wood Awards 2023
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Celebrating the Timeless Beauty of Wood Calling all architects, designers, craftsmen, and wood enthusiasts! There is not long until the highly anticipated Wood Awards 2023 closes its doors. It is time to celebrate the elegance, versatility, and sustainable nature of wood, as we honour the exceptional creations that have pushed...
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