Projects 2019-03-20T11:46:20+00:00
  • The Vortex is a literal and metaphorical ‘twist’ on the classic timber-panelled lobbies that define many London buildings.

Huge accolades for Bloomberg’s new European headquarters

Bloomberg’s European headquarters achieved a record BREEAM (Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method) rating for an office development of 98.5% and was given the status of the world’s most sustainable office building. By the American Export Hardwood Council | Photos by Nigel Young / Foster + Partners […]

  • Spruce was the chosen timber for this project. Image: Rooftek Trusses

Preserving Stellenbosch’s heritage

By Rooftek Trusses Rooftek was involved in a project to repair damage done to the Lanzerac Hotel following a devastating fire. […]

  • The structure is described as a future-ready intelligent building designed with cutting edge workspaces and technology which incorporates controlled lighting, heating and cooling from a single interface allowing access to data. Image: Lendlease

The King Tower

By Lendlease | All photos by Lendlease Australia’s first ever engineered timber office building, 25 King was recently opened by government and Lendlease, an international property and infrastructure group. […]

Baked to perfection

Compiled by Benjamin Brits | Photos by Moments in Time Designed and created for the community to experience a warm, casual space to connect and enjoy exceptional freshly-baked goods is George’s Bread & Co. […]

Many rivers to cross for bridge restoration

By Candace Sofianos King Like an aquatic phoenix, the Cape’s historic Milnerton Wooden Bridge and Commodore II shipwreck rise again from their watery grave. […]

Woodstock’s whimsical old wood

By Candace Sofianos King | Photos by Coney Timbers Aged ‘Industrial pine’ reclaims history and uplifts creativity at NATIVE VML’s revitalised Old Castle Brewery HQ. […]

The magnificent MultiPly

By Candace Sofianos King | Photos by Ed Reeve Meet MultiPly, a sustainable tulipwood darling of groundbreaking three-dimensional proportions. […]

On the up

By Candace Sofianos King | Photos by Henton Homes […]

Life among the treetops

By Candace Sofianos King | Photos by Adam Letch The aesthetically pleasing Paarman Treehouse in the Cape elevates architectural design to appraised lofty heights. […]

A wooden ode to Africa

By Candace Sofianos King | Photos by Mootee Bar. While serving up a palatable taste of contemporary African culture and cuisine, award-winning Mootee Bar in Johannesburg respectfully pays architectural homage to timber, the continent’s most cherished natural material. […]

  • Yoshinori is a new gastronomical restaurant in Paris, France.

A taste of tradition and ancient technique

By Candace Sofianos King | Photos by David Cousin-Marsy. Nestled in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés in Paris, France, Yoshinori is a new timber-clad gourmet restaurant worth feasting your eyes on. […]

  • Dubai Safari Park officially opened its doors in 2018. Credit: Cape Reed International

Fitting in naturally

By Cape Reed International Taking form on a disused landfill, the Dubai Safari Park’s main aim is to be green and environmentally sustainable. […]

  • Guests are spoilt for choice with a wine and a venue that goes down well.
  • Eco-friendly and sustainable materials are used for the winery.
  • The pièce de résistance provides a double purpose, cooling the room and the wine.
  • The pièce de résistance provides a double purpose, cooling the room and the wine.

More than a piéce de résistance

By Ntsako Khosa Full-bodied, mature and refined characterise a good wine; a Franschhoek winery takes this a step further by creating a winery that embodies all three attributes. […]

  • The efficient holiday home is also called a Sky House.

Canada’s net-zero energy lakeside home

By v2com Atop the steep topography of a lake-side site in Ontario, Canada, sits a holiday home that consists of two storeys stacked on top of one another. […]