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Stockholm-based studio Kolman Boye Architects has designed a weekend retreat in Lillesand, Norway, with an exterior made from offcuts of wooden floor material.
Studio founders Erik Kolman and Victor Boye came up with the concept after they learned that Danish floor brand Dinesen had a large haul of leftover wood available for use.
“It’s about using what’s available, of trying to find beautiful materials without clicking ‘order’ on a computer,” said Boye.
This week’s newsletter also included a minimalist renovation of a mews house in London by Trewhela Williams, an interview with the “grandfather of mass timber” Hermann Kaufmann and the passing of Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly.
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