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2018

Editor’s pickThe Beehive House by Jima Design

19-09-2018
Beehive House, Jima Design, Japan

The Beehive House in Japan is a home designed to stimulate the mind and the body. The interiors play around the idea of a beehive structure, while the overall design is based on the traditional Japanese Castle. The clients are castle enthusiasts and the father of the family is an amateur theatre director, hence the unusual request for a house that …

4th edition of North Africa Wood and Woodworking machinery show to be held on 30 Nov to 3 Dec 2018

19-09-2018
North Africa Wood and Woodworking machinery show, Cairo, Egypt, November

The North Africa Wood and Woodworking machinery show is back for the fourth edition on 30 November to 3 December, 2018 in Cairo International Convention &Exhibition Center, Egypt. Over 175 companies from the entire Wood & Woodworking Machinery spectrum are expected to showcase their new products and innovations with 10,000+ …

World’s tallest timber tower reached structural completion using sustainable PEFC wood

18-09-2018
Lendlease tallest, largest engineered timber office building, Brisbane, PEFC-certified, EPD

INTERNTIONAL property and infrastructure group Lendlease has completed the structure of the world’s tallest and largest engineered timber office building. It is located on the $2.9 billion renewal development site at Brisbane showgrounds in Bowen Hills. The nine-storey building is made up of 3097 individual timber elements, including 33 …

Editor’s pickThe Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel Aviv University

17-09-2018
Steinhardt natural history musuem, Tel Aviv, Israel, Kimmel Eshkolot Architects, Europanel

The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel Aviv University, is the first museum of it's kind in Tel Aviv. Designed by Kimmel Eshkolot Architects, the museum hosts a spectacular range of natural history collections of the University. It also serves as a centre for academic research for its natural sciences staff. (Photo credit: Amit …

Russia’s lumber export value increases by 17.7 per cent in first seven months of 2018

17-09-2018

In January-July 2018, Russia sees a healthy growth in both value and volume of its sawn timber exports, based on statistics released by the Russian Federal Customs Office. As reported by globalwood.org, the first seven months of the current year see Russia exporting 11.132 million tonnes of sawn timber, a 5 per cent growth compared to the same …