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World’s tallest wooden office block to be built in Wellington Click here to hear the interview with Sir Bob Jones: Property magnate Sir Bob Jones is planning to build the world’s tallest wooden office block in Wellington. He says his building will look similar to other office blocks but … Continue reading
2017 Timber Design Awards Finalists Announced! NZ Wood has announced the eagerly-awaited Stage One Finalists for the Resene Timber Design Awards 2017. “We’re delighted to have had strong support again this year,” said Debbie Fergie, NZ Wood’s Promotion Manager. “Our stand out this year has been … Continue reading
2017 Timber Design Awards sponsors announced Sponsors for the NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards 2017 are:   NAMING SPONSORS: Resene RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURAL EXCELLENCE: Carter Holt Harvey COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURAL EXCELLENCE: Timberlab Solutions Ltd ENGINEERING INNOVATION: New Zealand Timber Design Society EXCELLENCE IN ENGINEERED WOOD PRODUCTS: XLam NZ Ltd and Nelson Pine … Continue reading
2017 Timber Design Awards The NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards advise due to demand that ‘Stage One Entries’ are extended until 3rd November!   * NEW CATEGORY * NEW JUDGES * Showcase your examples of timber design excellence!  Both local and international companies … Continue reading
The small and the soaring take national timber design awards Category winners are Wellington’s Cable Car Terminus; public toilets in Eastbourne, Lower Hutt; Auckland’s Milse dessert restaurant; a native wood panelled home in Auckland’s Point Chevalier and the Bougainville Library, in Arawa, Bougainville. The Taieri bach was designed by Regan … Continue reading
Wood innovation attracts Australian architects They will attend a national wood design seminar and the NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards, and visit several major manufacturing plants and some of the iconic structures that have given New Zealand a reputation as a leader in engineered … Continue reading
NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards 2014 – Stage One Finalists Announced As these awards are New Zealand’s only Timber Design Awards, there was a great response to enter the Awards again for 2014. 35 projects have been selected for Stage One Finalists. These have gone through to Stage Two judging, which … Continue reading
Trucks tough it out with timber The Ministry of Education said the exercise to establish how much force its school buildings could withstand had saved it hundreds of millions of dollars in earthquake-strengthening costs. A 1960s, two-classroom timber-framed building at South End School in Carterton was … Continue reading
NZ Wood Resene 2014 Timber Design Awards The timetable leading up to the awards evening at Te Papa will involve: July 2013 finalising design award categories August 2013 call for sponsors September 2013 announcement of sponsors October 2013 call for design award categories November 2013 judging of … Continue reading