Timber turned light: Benjamin Hubert

Benjamin Hubert has a lightweight timber table, exhibited at the Aram Store in London: Ripple is 2.5m long, 1m wide, and weighs just 9kg, and required 70-80% less material than a standard timber table, thanks to a specific production process of corrugating plywood for furniture through pressure lamination (developed by Benjamin Hubert and Canadian manufacturer Corelam).

Katie Walker, Ribbon rocking chair

Le rocking-chair "Ribbon" illustre le credo de la designer britannique Katie Walker : "Le bois massif est notre première ressource naturelle renouvelable. Et écologiquement parlant, il faut aborder le design privilégiant le critère de longévité". The "Ribbon" rocking-chair embodies Bristish designer Katie Walker's belief that "Timber is our primary natural renewable resource ; and the most ecologically sound solution is to design with longevity in mind."

Pombalino house, héritage néerlandais au coeur de Lisbonne

L'architecte portugais José Adrião a réinterprété le riche passé de la "Pombalino house", maison à colombages traditionnels construite à Lisbonne au cours du 18e siècle. Portuguese architect José Adrião has reinterpreted the rich past of the "Pombalino house", a half-timbered dwelling built in Lisbon during the 18th Century.