• Timbered courtyard
  • Steel columns, timber shutters
  • Cabin 2 takes radiata pine glulam inside and out
  • Arbolito fruit bowl by Christopher Metcalfe: connected branches that expand or collapse. Photo: ©Finewood

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Timber house in jungle

READ IT AND WEEP

‘Money Logging’ continues to outrage

One of the most explosive books ever written about forest destruction and corruption in the logging business has its UK launch at about the time this article is posted. And there is every chance the event will create fresh fears for sections of the tropical timber industry.

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Bird on branch

‘HIGH ALERT’ IN BORNEO

There is joy in a world of horrors

With a huge environmental, political and legal battle raging over fresh allegations of massive destruction of Sarawak rainforest logging companies, timber+DESIGN editor Tony Neilson shares a more positive personal experience of the Borneo jungle.

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Timbered courtyard

MAISON DE GASPÉ

Back from the dead

This project in the heart of the Villeray district of Montreal required the major renovation of an existing building that lost most of its original characteristics.

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Steel columns, timber shutters

A LARGE HAT IN SUMMER

Living platforms divided by a core

The Land House by Peter Stutchbury Architecture is sited on a battleaxe block (behind another down a driveway) on a west-facing slope close to Sydney Harbour.

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Cabin 2 takes radiata pine glulam inside and out

ARCHITECTURAL HONESTY

Skeletal frame reflects prevailing forces

The integral function between the inside and outside of a building is a signature emphasis of one of the best residential designs in the 2014 Australian Timber Design Awards.

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Arbolito fruit bowl by Christopher Metcalfe: connected branches that expand or collapse. Photo: ©Finewood

READ THE FUTURE, NOT THE PAST

A new furniture design ethos in New Zealand

A surge in original wooden furniture design from New Zealand is being driven by a desire to compete on difference rather than price – as special correspondent Michael Smith reports.

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