Dec , The south facing wall of glazing maximises sunlight in the house, while small high level windows on the east and west facades were added to catch the first light of dawn and the last rays of dusk Low Cost In the summer, the entire facade can be opened out to a wooden deck and surrounding garden.
Sep , DFA has envisioned a prefabricated timber tower for New York s Central Park that would both filter a contaminated reservoir and provide views over the city A wind turbine at the top would generate power for the filtration system and the elevators to the observation decks Crowned with a foot tall
May , A feature marble clad two sided fireplace divides and screens off the family lounge from the spa room These areas of the house flow out onto the outdoor entertainment deck with a sunken outdoor boma (a typical South African outdoor enclosure) Here timber seating is casually arranged around an open
Oct , When you aren t taking a tour of the art (the Bushman Kloof Wilderness Reserve is in the Cederberg Mountain area, a South African National Heritage It s not uncommon to see elephants roaming while taking a dip in one of the plunge pools or laying out on a wooden deck at this luxe family run property.
Jun , A tensile timber canopy has been constructed by five students from the Architectural Association as part of the school s Design Make programme.
May , What we manage is second growth forests of younger trees and we actually grow more timber annually than we harvest Tropical hardwoods from Central and South America, or Indonesia may be marketed as sustainably forested and harvested, but there is a lot of skepticism around these claims .
Mar , Glass sliding doors surrounding the living areas of this coastal house in South Africa can be retracted to create open air spaces overlooking the ocean A timber deck between the lounge and the garden can be sealed off with sliding partitions on either side When all the glazing is retracted the entire rear
Apr , Situated in the mountain village of Shuanghe in south west China, the library and surrounding plaza offers a meeting place for local residents, as well as a space where children can play and The trusses were covered in an aluminium waterproofing layer and timber decking Unit Cost rmb sqm.
Aug , Eastern Cape tented camps to take you into uncharted territory Once there, time stands still Because these Eastern Cape tented camps are in a part of
Jul , One entirely transparent facade looks onto an external timber deck flanked by trees on its other side, while skylights incorporated in the ceilings help to bring light into the central communal area Bilding is a faceted wooden community centre built by students A projecting canopy marks the main entrance.
Aug , A timber sunshade folds in on itself to form a balcony for this house near Saint Tropez, designed by London architecture office Jak Studio.
Oct , Ultimately, the major cost increase of having the logs sawn onshore and the potential of running awry of Lacey legislation or another customs regulation The potential of monopolies which exist in some South American species is very small in Africa, making the whole African hardwood market to be very
Jul , Doctor s clinic and apartment with concrete pillars and timber decking on rooftop terrace in Japan by Kazuhiko Kishimoto acaa.