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