Sitting in stark contrast to the existing intricately carved marble columns of the Università degli Studi di Milano is the Too Good to Waste installation designed by Spanish architecture studio EMBT. The project is the result of a collaboration between EMBT, the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and Benchmark for the Fuorisalone at this year’s […]
Earlier in the year at Denfair, the American Hardwood Export Council invited six designers across Australia and New Zealand to use US hardwoods to create a bespoke piece of furniture. Each design was mapped from when the trees were felled in the hardwood forests of the US, tracking their environmental profile all the way to Australia, including the final design outcome.
"I wanted to create something that uses tulipwood CLT in its largest format possible." The AHEC has collaborated with Alison Brooks Architects, Arup and the London Design Festival to present a giant, cross-laminated tulipwood structure that showcases the true strengths of timber.