Case Studies

In recent years we have witnessed significant changes in attitudes to wood and how it is used. The result is a widespread increase in the use of wood in building. The case studies below illustrate examples of how hardwoods have successfully worked to provide both form and function in building design.

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  • Seasonal and Sustainable Design in Melbourne

    Seasonal and Sustainable Design in Melbourne

    The commitment to seasonality and sustainability of Hunters' Roots Cafe and Juice Bar.

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  • Why American hardwoods for furniture?

    Why American hardwoods for furniture?

    American hardwoods are known for their sustainability and the diversity they can offer furniture makers.

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  • But the trees are still there!

    But the trees are still there!

    Much has been said about the shortage and rising prices of Oak lumber. The trees are still there in the forest; just the market has changed.

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  • La Galerie de Lunettes

    La Galerie de Lunettes

    American hard maple brings warmth and light to Paris retail design

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  • Leftovers Chair

    Leftovers Chair

    Davies’ interest in food and cooking led her to designing a chair that could be described in the form of a recipe. The chair is made up from a variety of hardwoods with a strong affiliation to food.

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  • EU Veterinary Centre: 10 years on

    EU Veterinary Centre: 10 years on

    After 10 years in service the EU Veterinary Office continues to be heralded a monument to American hardwood which were used extensively in the interior and exterior of the building.The hardwoods used are performing extremely well and as expected.

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  • French Ministry of Finance, Paris

    French Ministry of Finance, Paris

    American hard maple gives visual warmth and improves the working environment at the French Ministry of Finance.

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  • German Bundestag, Berlin

    German Bundestag, Berlin

    Designed by five architectural practices, the choice of American hard maple and American white oak successfully creates a feeling of light and space throughout this Berlin office block.

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  • EU Veterinary Office, Ireland

    EU Veterinary Office, Ireland

    Designed by Ciaran O’Connor, the EU Veterinary Office has been heralded a monument to hardwood with American oak and hard maple used extensively in the interior and exterior of the building.

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  • Public Library, Montpellier

    Public Library, Montpellier

    Designed by architect Laurent Boudrillet, American hard maple has been used for the walls and ceilings of every reading room in the library mainly chosen for its light colour, creating a bright, luminous atmosphere.

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