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Charred timber cladding and a green roof connect this Victorian-era home to nature

To embrace indoor/outdoor living, this Victoria-era house in London is outfitted with a handsome new extension wrapped in Shou Sugi Ban cladding. Designed by Neil Dusheiko Architects, the Black Ridge House provides a modern contrast to the original home’s Victorian brickwork. Inspired by biophilic design principles, the new-build was constructed with several energy-saving features — such as a green roof and underfloor heating — and sustainably sourced timbers to connect the home to nature. In...
Tags: Extension, Design, London, Addition, Architecture, Gallery, Norway, Victoria, Warner, Carousel Showcase, Green Renovation, Sustainable Materials, Timber Cladding, Open-plan, Kebony, Energy Efficient

Canadas newest funicular makes one of North Americas largest urban parklands more accessible

Edmonton wants you to see it from a new point of view—literally. The Canadian city recently launched a $24 million funicular that links the valley floor to a 20-meter cantilevered lookout with sweeping views of the North Saskatchewan River. Clad in the eco-friendly timber material Kebony, the cable-mechanized incline elevator designed by Canadian firm Dialog Architects taps into an old yet charming transit method in hopes of boosting tourism and access to the Edmonton River Valley, one of North ...
Tags: Design, Park, Accessibility, Architecture, Canada, Gallery, North America, Edmonton, Carousel Showcase, New Edmonton Freezeway, River Valley, Urban Park, North Saskatchewan River, Kebony, Lookout, Funicular

The world's first "Biological House" opens in Denmark

Danish firm Een til Een just unveiled the world’s first “Biological House.” The designers developed a process that converts agricultural waste (including grass, straw and seaweed) into raw building materials – and the resulting home leaves virtually zero impact upon the environment. Supported by the Danish Ministry of the Environment Fund for Ecological Construction, the architects built the eco-friendly home in secret for the new BIOTOPE ecopark in Middelfart, Denmark. The project – which was ...
Tags: Design, Denmark, Norway, Kebony, Een, Biological House, Middelfart Denmark

Channel Your Inner Samurai Chef

Inspired by a trip to the home of the Samurai Sword in Seki, Japan, TOG founder Bert Beagley-Brown found the traditional craftsmanship and quality of the blades so incredible, he had to share it with chefs and cooks outside of Japan! Based on the folded construction of Samurai Swords, the TOG Elite Japanese Kitchen Knives’ blades are forged from 21 alternating layers of steel and copper, wrapped around a core of ACUTO 440, a superior high-carbon Japanese stainless steel. The outer steel layers a...
Tags: Kitchen, Cooking, Japan, Design, Knives, Product Design, Kebony, Cutlery

Avantium raises €20M in a financing round led by PMV 

At the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology in San Diego, Avantium revealed the closing of a new financing round of €20 million led by PMV, an independent investment company for Flanders, with investments also by FPIM, a Belgian Federal Holding and Investment Company, and Avantium’s existing shareholders. The funds will be used to commercialize the YXY technology for producing 100% biobased packaging material PEF (polyethylenefuranoate), a next generation plastic with superior performance....
Tags: Basf, Top Stories, Flanders, Belgium, Fdca, Antwerp, Digest, Tina, Amsterdam The Netherlands, Antwerp Belgium, Avantium, PMV, Kebony, Tom Van Aken, Biofuels Digest, World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

New luxury tree house village in Surrey

At the Water’s Edge – boasts a trio of turreted tree houses connected by rope bridges, and a green-roofed clubhouse of sorts full of gym equipment Designed to entertain both children and adults, the project was built in part with sustainable Kebony wood. The tree house village allows children to live out their outdoor fantasies... The post New luxury tree house village in Surrey appeared first on Travel Press Release.
Tags: News, Attractions, Surrey, Kebony, Gland, Tree Houses