Getting High (on Wood)

Getting High (on Wood)

Could wood be the new concrete? If a number of recently completed, high-rise timber projects internationally are anything to go by, the only way might indeed be up for this most enduring and trusty of building materials. Read
The Materialists: strasserthun

The Materialists: strasserthun

Stick a pin in the middle map of Switzerland and the chances are you've landed near Thun, a small town that's home to a big player in terms of materials know-how. Long-established, high-end carpenters and fitters strasserthun invite architects, planners, designers and end-clients to visit them on their home turf at their game-changing new Punkt6 showroom.
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The Luxury Beneath: Object Carpet’s premium flooring

The Luxury Beneath: Object Carpet’s premium flooring

Carpet specialist Object Carpet has gained a worldwide reputation with carpets that satisfy even the most demanding of architects, such as Zaha Hadid or Hitoshi Abe. For years now, the company has successfully combined high design standards with supreme suitability for everyday use.
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Architonic Trend Analysis: Materials

Architonic Trend Analysis: Materials

Our new Architonic Trend Analysis series is anything but immaterial. Hence our look at materials and their relative popularity – by active text-search on architonic.com – over the past three years.
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Made in Pedrali: manufacturing tradition meets material innovation

Made in Pedrali: manufacturing tradition meets material innovation

Aluminium, concrete, wood and plastic were among a multiplicity of materials seen on the stand of premium Italian furniture brand Pedrali at this year’s Salone del Mobile. The company’s CEO, Giuseppe Pedrali, tells Architonic how decades of manufacturing experience have informed the methods used to produce its new collection.
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