Wood

NeptuTherm

Dec 10, 2017No Comments

Seaweed insulation Throughout much of the year, Mediterranean beaches are littered with clumps of Posidonia oceanica seaweed, also known as Neptune grass. The plant often

Wood Foam

Sep 03, 2017No Comments

Wood-based insulation Researchers at the Brunswick, Germany–based Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research have developed a new wood-based insulation material that consists of foamed wood particles.

Artichair

Aug 06, 20171 Comment

Artichoke thistle chair The artichoke thistle is an edible plant that has been harvested in central and western Mediterranean regions since ancient times. One of

Undergrowth

Jun 18, 2017No Comments

Mossy wood encapsulated in resin Belluno, Italy–based design firm Alcarol aims to imbue its wood furniture with visual memories of the forests from which it

HygroSkin

Mar 05, 2017No Comments

Climate-responsive wood apertures Although most environmentally responsive technologies rely on complex mechanical assemblies of inert materials, such as mechanical louvers or sunshades, HygroSkin demonstrates the

Plexwood

Dec 19, 2016No Comments

Laminated wood strip panel Plexwood is a wood-based surfacing panel composed of end grain and grain veneers, which are glued crosswise, creating a distinctive linear

Placage

Nov 15, 2011No Comments

High-contrast linear hardwood veneer panels Placage is a bespoke wood veneer collection, available in five striped patterns, from subtle to vibrant, in varying widths. This

EcoLinea

Oct 03, 2011No Comments

Sustainable hardwood panels EcoLinea wood paneling is a new product to the North American market, initially developed for the window industry. With its distinctive linear

Wave Wall

Sep 18, 2011No Comments

Curvilinear wall and ceiling panel system Wave Wall is an undulating, curvilinear wall constructed of refined panels available in either continuous or alternating patterns. Wave

Songwood

Sep 15, 2011No Comments

Compressed wood composite Engineered Timber Resources focuses on the use of by-product wood fibers in the production of decorative wood products with the intent to