More stories about Wood

  • old friends

    Sometimes old is better than new, as ably demonstrated by these salvaged redwood beams from TerraMai.

  • plywood perfected

    San Francisco architect Nick Noyes, AIA, creats beauty from humble materials. Plywood-lined interior walls take on an abstract, aquatic quality, with ribbons of darker and lighter shades forming mesmerizing patterns throughout the space.

  • New Products From PCBC 2008

  • pure substitute

    Pure Substitute - Bamboo-based building products are commonplace, but only offerings from San Francisco-based Smith & Fong boast certification by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

  • Aquinnah, Mass., Residence

    With its flat roofs, Modernist massing, and contemporary details, this vacation home has its own look.

  • Redmond, Wash., Residence

    Located on a large, private lot in the Seattle suburb of Redmond, this custom home combines a clear and incisive plan, thoughtfully shaped spaces, inventive detailing, and meticulous craftsmanship in a tour-de-force of residential architecture and construction.

  • lasting planks

    Studio A: Smith & Fong’s Plyboo planks.

  • design riga

    XTEN Architecture: Riga Form birch plywood overlaid with a phenol film.

  • the outsider

    E. Cobb Architects: Western red cedar cladding.

  • trends in tile

    spaniards break out metal looks, digital printing technology, and larger sizes.