Project Lighting introduces their Beyond Bespoke Custom Lighting service. Their continuing goal is to produce the world’s finest custom lighting and light sculptures, handcrafted in Europe and Australasia to our clients exacting requirements and delivered globally.
An interesting extract from a Dezeen's hosted video chatting with Mary Parsons, the commissioner behind the Building Better, Building Beautiful report in the UK. It's a good insight into urban planning initiatives in the UK and highlights some of the lessons we all need to learn about poor planning on our housing developments. A good video for all architects and developers.
How do you frame a mass timber building? Is the best way to do it 100% as timber, or should you utilize a hybrid approach incorporating other structural materials? Bearing walls vs. post and beam vs. post and plate? How does project use and size affect these decisions?
Follow the crew at Compound as they build an energy-efficient home to passive house principles. In this 5 part series, we will go into minute detail on what it takes to build a house like this in New Zealand.
Follow the crew at Compound as they build an energy efficient home to passive house principles. In this 5 part series we will go into minute detail on what it takes to build a house like this in New Zealand.
Mass timber is a unique building material and, to set a project up for success, there are some critical decisions that should be made as early as possible. These decisions can have a big impact on cost and can either increase or limit opportunities later in design.
Our survival instincts have been roused. We can use that energy to save the planet, create the homes and places we need, invent new ways of working, shopping and enjoying ourselves. The best lever we have to make those changes happen is the built environment.
Covid has highlighted the housing crisis in Berlin and cities everywhere. It is caused by what Michael LaFond calls 'commodification' of housing, resulting in gentrification and rising prices which exclude people.