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Exposed finishes that draw cues from the forests and geology of Canada come together in this remote holiday home by Toronto-based architect Studio Paolo Ferrari. Read more
Canadian studio Omar Gandhi Architect has created a vaulted-wood interior inside a non-descript brick building for chef Matty Matheson's restaurant in Toronto. Read more
Chopping down trees and processing the wood isn’t the most efficient or environmentally friendly way to make furniture or building materials. Scientists at MIT have now made breakthroughs in a process that could one day let us 3D print and grow wood directly into the shape of furniture and other objects.Continue ReadingCategory: Materials, ScienceTags: Wood, Plants, 3D Printing, 3-D+Printing, MIT
It's a sad fact that even though our forests are disappearing at an alarming rate, new wooden structures are typically made of all-new wood. A special computer system could help change that, by facilitating the use of wood reclaimed from existing buildings.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: ETH Zurich, Wood, Recycling, Building and Construction
made of wood and terracotta tiles, the facade cover offers privacy for the apartments above and a welcoming entrance to the wellness clinic below. The post wood and terracotta shape this two-part facade design in thailand appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Following in the creative footsteps of the Old Growth Strat, the Front Row Legend Esquire and the 80 Proof Blues Junior, Fender has now used wood reclaimed from a famed Toronto nightclub for a pair of limited edition guitars by Custom Shop Master Builder Ron Thorn.Continue ReadingCategory: Music, TechnologyTags: Fender, Fender Stratocaster, Fender Telecaster, Guitar
One of the surface specialist’s newest decorative panels, Master Oak, is indistinguishable from its natural-world inspiration. The post unilin panels’ master oak finish out-performs the real wood equivalent appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

While there's nothing quite as cozy as a wood cabin, pulling one behind your car could be a bit … challenging. That's where the Glamper comes in, as it's a wood-cabin-style trailer that folds flat for transit, and goes up in about 10 minutes.Continue ReadingCategory: Outdoors, LifestyleTags: trailers, Wood, Cabins, Camping
improving the ecological footprint   serenity oscillates throughout the dwelling of can monges. the whiff of the early-afternoon delight infuses the interior with a serene sensation, a lasting therapy that calms the hurriedness down. dubbed as a ‘natural house,’ its materials vow to improve the ecological footprint through the use of hemp, lime, and marés […] The post is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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