JAANUS / jigokuhozo 地獄ほぞ
A blind tenon joint with wedges "Jigokuhozo" (地獄ほぞ) Japanese traditional wood joint technics "Tsugi-te / Shiguchi" (継手/仕口 - straight joint / angled joint)
Kensington Lighthouse by Tandem Design Studio | Dezeen
Tandem Design Studio of Melbourne have completed a house with a wooden interior in Melbourne, Australia. Called Kensington Lighthouse, the building is located on a long narrow plot. It consists of two volumes clad in corrugated metal and connected by a central courtyard, all supported over a concrete base. Light from windows running along the
NMIT Arts & Media / Irving Smith Jack Architects
Completed in 2010 in Nelson, New Zealand. Images by Patrick Reynolds. NMIT Arts & Media – New Zealand’s Landmark Timber Structural Demonstration Building Set in a region of New Zealand renowned for being an arts...
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Duggan Morris design swimming pool with angular wooden roof
A folded timber roof adds drama to the interior of this school swimming pool in England by Duggan Morris Architects, but also helps to prevent echoes.
Windows and Doors
It’s been a while since we had time to post photos… Windows and doors were actually installed many months ago in October, to get the house buttoned up before winter came. Windows (and d…
Bamboo Pavilion for the Expo Shanghai - DETAIL inspiration
Though quite modest in scale, the German-Chinese pavilion erected for the Expo 2010 Shanghai attracts attention by virtue of the materials used and its transparent structure. The bamboo canes, for example, are giant stems up to 23 cm in diameter with stainless-steel node fittings concreted into the ends. The spatial enclosure is formed by a screen supported by a bamboo-veneered steel SHS structure, while the internal platform is borne by specially developed beams in laminated bamboo…