Panels & Furniture Asia Mar/Apr 2018

March / April 2018 • Issue 2 • PANELS & FURNITURE ASIA 36 IN PERSON The curved wall structure is “one of the most interesting design elements of the house, providing structural stability that speaks volumes of what could be done with timber,” according to the jury of the Malaysian Wood Awards. Malaysian architect Azman Md Nor is a huge fan of wood. He is quietly championing this material in his country, but the lack of skilled craftsmen and quality timber, he says, is hindering progress.