Architectural wood

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about architectural wood

Product • By LunawoodLunawood Decking

Lunawood Decking

Lunawood Thermowood makes for an outstanding decking material due to its stability and durability. The Luna Profix hidden fixing clip enables quick and easy installation of the deck and creates a clean and elegant apperance without visible screws. Our decking products are also available factory oiled. More

Product • By LunawoodLunawood Interior

Lunawood Interior

Non-toxic Lunawood Thermowood is highly suitable for panelling and partition walls to create a welcoming atmosphere. The porous wood surface does not reflect sound in the same way as hard and artificial materials, making Lunawood an excellent choice for public spaces. Thermowood is one of the most used materials in saunas and it is excellent for spa interiors for it's low thermal conductivity, improved stability and resin-free nature. More

Product • By LunawoodLunawood Cladding

Lunawood Cladding

Lunawood is an unrivaled material for facades thanks to its dimensional stability, weather resistance, durability and beautiful appearance - all achieved without chemicals naturally through thermal modification. Lunawood Thermowood does not require surface coatings even in the most challenging climate conditions which makes it a truly sustainable choice throughout its life cycle.  This allows your project to have that naturally grayed exterior cladding, if desired.  The raw material for our products comes from a renewable and certified Scandinavian forest. More

Project • By Estudio PKPrivate Houses

Casa Grava

The project is located in Tigre, Buenos Aires, Argentina with northeast orientation and direct views to the central lagoon of the Virazon neighborhood located in Nordelta.   The impront of the house was based on generating a pure and clean geometry that enhances the surrounding nature and respects the privacy of the proposal.   Casa Grava was projected as a mass, with its personal and tectonic impront. There was a search in respect to the materiality, the choice of stone on the outside had to do with a nostalgic idea of the client, this generated a design that starts from the idea of the settlement of a stone.   Conceptually, we started from a heavy base, with the stone as a protagonist that identifies the place, a ligh... More

Project • By DKA ARCHITECTESPrimary Schools

Domaine-Vert-Nord Primary school

An innovative project, the Domaine-Vert-Nord school has become the main pilot project of the Quebec's Ministry of Education for the design of tomorrow’s primary schools. The primary goal of architecture is to place students and their success at the heart of the project. The concept developed around a new approach to make school a child-scale living environment: maximum integration of natural light, large presence of vegetation and programming of spaces allegorically evoking a home. In the same vein, the building has only one floor and has several joint multipurpose classes that allow exchanges between class groups. The facilities are flexible, designed on the model of houses, that each combine 4 classes that can be modulated accordin... More

Project • By LS3POffices

Live Oak Bank Campus

Live Oak Bank’s Wilmington, NC campus celebrates its serene, forested site while fulfilling the company’s goal of creating the best possible workplace environment for its employees. The buildings draw from a shared materials palette of cypress, glass, and steel to integrate with the natural surroundings while creating a modern aesthetic.  The first campus building is anchored by a central lounge overlooking the central courtyard and deck; slender two-story office wings create a sense of transparency and offer fabulous views from any point within the building.  A second building with a canted form takes advantage of optimal daylighting and passive solar design and features an employee restaurant and lake views. An adjac... More

Project • By StructureCraftParks/Gardens

Tianfu Agricultural Expo

At over 800,000 sqft (75,000sqm), the new Tianfu Agriculture Expo is the largest timber structure in Asia, and one of the largest in the world. The structural design for this series of 5 vaults uses unique Vierendeel trusses to achieve clear spans of more than 115m/375ft and heights of 45m/150ft, which are fully erected on site. The building is slated to open for visitors mid-2022. More