Benefits of timber 2020-11-17T13:29:07+00:00
  • Image credit: Earthworld Architects

Earthworld Architects’ House Dreyer, Mooikloof Estate, Pretoria

By | February 5th, 2021|Benefits of timber, Projects|

By Arné Gunter, Earthworld Architects At Earthworld Architects’ House Dreyer at the Mooikloof Estate in Pretoria, the way the home engaged with a nearby lake became the most important design informant. The lake was used [...]

  • Timber has been used more and more in construction, especially in parts of Europe and the US. Image credit: The Constructor

Timber as an alternative building material

By | December 11th, 2020|Benefits of timber|

By Arné Gunter of Earthworld Architects [Certified ARCHICAD User; Certified ARCHICAD BIM Manager] Timber in the last couple of years has become somewhat of a celebrity in the construction industry, especially in Europe and North America, [...]

  • A wooden interior adds to the overall feel-good appeal. Image credit: Scott Ramsay

Treated timber – a sustainable choice

By | November 17th, 2020|Benefits of timber, Features|

By SAWPA Treated wood as a construction material is renewable and provided by nature with predictable performance. It captures carbon from the atmosphere and locks it away for decades. It has a low energy demand [...]