Wood can create both rhythm and movement in a space.
A wood strand deck is striking against turquoise waters. This is the Paratay house located in Paratay, Brazil.
(via the contemporist)
Twelve West: A 2009 IIDA/Metropolis Smart Environments Awards winner. A project from ZGF Architects located in Portland, Oregon.
Bar House Located in Colorado
(via Peter L. Gluck & Partners)
Alvar Aalto's (for Artek) Lounge Chair created for Tuberculosis Patients features Bent Laminated Birch and Solid Birch. The seat is bent plywood available in Black or White. The chair's angle allows for easier breathing allowing the patient to sit in the chair for longer periods of time.
A Wood Sliced Walkway ... Inherently Organic ... Also organic in its random design.
Tree Trunk Garden House ... Again using the circular motif on two sides of the exterior while utilizing the full trunk of the tree at many locations. Very appropriate considering the application. Wood creates architectural as well as disguises them as we see with the Garden home's windows! Located in the Netherlands, the Garden House is designed by Piet Hein Eek.
The Sugarloaf Project: Australia. SP features a timeless facade - while also being extremely modern. The wood volume warms up the exterior, creating a visual interest.