Nordic Lunawood Charms the Harsh Climate in Botswana

To design bush lodges, it is necessary to have a thorough understanding of the African landscape and how to effectively integrate man-made structures into natural surroundings. Through the architectural design of Lisa Rorich Architects, Botswana Lodge, Machaba Safaris, captures this knowledge and reflects insightful creativity and project expertise. Lisa Rorich invites the outdoors in. The lodge's minimalist,

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A Variety of Sustainable Timber for ‘Future Africa Campus’

The University of Pretoria, in 2019, set an ambitious task for its designers and manufacturers. They were required to develop a hub where scientists from Africa and global scholars could collaborate. Like-minded and highly motivated, the energetic team employed to build this structure, created a sustainable and aesthetic environment, conducive to the research and critical

Cabin Fever

This cabin, dubbed the ‘Hideout’ and designed by Raw Modular, takes one by surprise when opening the door. It elicits a feverish excitement, particularly in those, who appreciate the spatial quality of compact living. Elevated on a raised platform, the architectural design is driven by functionality, flexibility, and efficiency. Sustainability is its key feature. Engineered

Extending Your Living Space and Investment – Decking and Pergolas

A challenge in modern architecture is to connect to nature through design and structure. What better way to do this than to add a deck and fashionable pergola to an outdoor space, taking the interior of a home and the beauty of the natural landscape to the next level. Pergolas are outdoor, overhead structures that

Lunawood Thermowood – Engineering the Frontline

Globally, the Russian / Ukrainian conflict is creating a short supply of Siberian Larch. Architects and consumers have been compelled to search for a sustainable alternative. There is good reason why Siberian Larch has been so popular. It is aesthetically dynamic, resistant to the elements, and one of the hardest softwoods in the world. But

LUNAWOOD PRO COAT BLACK – Sophisticated Elegance

The use of dark wood for exterior and interior cladding is becoming increasingly popular. Despite its neutral appearance, black adds a noticeable dimension to the architectural design, adding a perfect combination of linear clarity and earthy tones. Thermowood Luna Pro Coated UTV 20x142 Hidden Nailing Brushed Black is a premium façade cladding. With its tongue-and-groove

Spruce Beams Create Freedom of Design and Inspiration

The ‘cathedral roof effect’ has a powerful visual impact on spatial volume and openness. It casts away the confinement of a flat ceiling and allows an endless possibility of designs in theme and style in the rafters. Essentially a means of support and used to strengthen the roof framework, trusses have begun to take on

Illovo Project – in a league of its own…

An intrinsic part of the building’s design is the engineered timber, Lunawood Thermowood, which embraces the structure with cladding and decking. Lunawood’s characteristics are in line with the athletic theme of this home, that being: agility, stamina, and strength. Extracted from Scandinavian countries, this Spruce and Pine timber, delivers aesthetic value with its butterfly-shaped knots

Invisible Solution for Wooden Panels – Hidden Clips in Cladding

No more unsightly pre-drilling, screw holes, putty, epoxy, and sanding on facades! The clip system is the ultimate and innovative solution. Hidden clips in cladding deliver a finish that is smooth, seamless, aesthetically appealing and in perfect alignment.   Erected by Roke Timber Solutions, (Elanleni Coastal Forest Estate, North Coast,) the Massaranduba Ripped Wood Panels project

Universal Plywood – Women Who Work Wonders with Wood

Liza Petrie - From Enterprise Architect to Furniture Architect  Liza loves to create furniture, starting with drawings to manufacturing finished items. In her early career, Liza specialised in optimising corporate business systems, a skill that would later be incorporated into furniture design and manufacturing. At 40, Liza decided it was time for a new profession that

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