7 public places with amazing interiors shaped by timber

7 public places with amazing interiors shaped by timber

7 public places with amazing interiors shaped by timber

July 19 2016

At Decor Systems we love timber and  working with timber. We are constantly amazed at how timber can inspire and create magnificent interiors. Here we look at a few projects from around the globe with amazing interiors shaped by timber.

1.  Vennesla Library and Culture House 

Archiect: Helen & Hard
Location: Venelsa, Norway

vennelsa library

The whole library consists of 27 ribs made of prefabricated glue-laminated timber elements and CNC cut plywood boards. This “ribs” concept create a generous open space, with personal study zones nestled along the perimeter.

Image source: Arch Daily

2. Library of the Institute of Law

Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Location: Zurich, SwitzelandLibrary Institute of Law, Zurich

We love the elegant curves and dramatic interiors, also made from timber, in this library.

Image source: Spot Cool Stuff Travel

3. Madrid Barajas’ Airport

Architect:  Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners
Location: Madrid, Spainmadrid-airport8

Click here to see other stunning airport interiors inspired by timber.

Image Source: Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners

4. National Assembly for Wales

Architect: Roger Stirk Harbour and Partners
Location: Cardiff, UKNational Assembly of Wales

2006 RIBA National Award
2006 RIBA Stirling Prize Building of the Year Shortlist

Image Source: Roger Stirk Harbour + Partner

5. Bordeaux Law Court

Architect: Roger Stirk Harbour and Partners
Location: Bordeaux, FranceBordeaux law court

Another project by the award winning architectural firm RSH + Parners.

“It is a remarkable work and is a pleasure to behold,” said M. Eladari, Head of Procurement, Ministère de la Justice, Bordeaux

Image Source: Roger Stirk Harbour and Partners

6. Aquatics Centre in Stratford

Architect: Zaha Hadid
Location: London, UKrichard-rodgers-zaha-hadid-london-aquatics-centre_dezeen_936_3

Designed by the late amazing Zaha Hadid, this complex was built for 2012 Olympics and is a cultural establishment.

Image Source: De Zeen Magazine

7. Sydney International Airport

The T1 improvement programme at Sydney’s International Airport will deliver a world-class experience for passengers, visitors and staff. The retail space displays Heinemann’s approach to modern travel-retail design.

Decor Systems is proud to take part in this project. Our DecorSlat ceiling panels were installed throughout the new airport. Read more about this project here.

Image Source: Design 100

sydney airport



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