Timber Waste Modular Unit (2016 R+D Awards Honorable Mention)

Jul 31, 2016

Boston-based IKD assembles a new building block from wood typically found in the scrap pile. The resulting “Timber waste Modular Unit” (“TwMU”) is a hollow, load-bearing block.

Project: Timber Waste Modular Unit (“TwMU”)
Design Firm and Fabricator: IKD (Boston)

(2016 R+D Awards recipient)

R+D Awards
ARCHITECT magazine’s annual R+D Awards program honors the research and technologies that have advanced the profession at every scale—from design strategies and building products to fabrication methods, installations, software, and materials.

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Hanley Wood

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