Swedish Design Magazine

Previous editions of trä! magazine available for free online and downloadable as a PDF

trä! - Issue 1, 2021

Exporting cabins

Access to a cabin is an important part of Norwegian culture, and the simple huts invite both locals and tourists to discover nature in a natural way.
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The Interior And The Space Create An Honest Whole

Both welcoming restaurant and communal resource. With its spacious hall, light furnishings and clever details, Magnolia invites gatherings of all kinds.
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Architecture for spiritual peace and mental reflection

Research shows that natural environments have a positive effect on wellbeing, which provided the starting point for Maggie's project in Leeds, Yorkshire
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trä! - Issue 4, 2020

Landmark with character

With its unique architectural expression, Kunskapshuset in Gällivare is a symbol of the new city that is rapidly growing.
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Typology And Craftsmanship A Winning Combination

A building that creates both dynamism and intimacy and that invites a great desire to experiment.
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Extreme Loads Challenge

By using renewable construction materials and building taller towers, wind power can be made more climate-smart.
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trä! - Issue 3, 2020

Attic corridors for community

The apartment building Svavelstickan in Norrköping has both a frame and visible details in wood.
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Public health authority gets new office

Public health authority gets new office in a forest close location with vertical larch planks that regulate light and temperature
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Preserved trees in playful preschool

In the middle of Lisbon's popular residential area, a pine preschool creeps into the cityscape. The building is adapted to the special plot and shaped to preserve the trees that were there.
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trä! - Issue 2, 2020

Multi-Level Roof Construction

The new head office, nestled among lush trees in the small town of Tomiya, next door to the much larger Sendai, offers an exciting architecture.
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Timber Health Clinic

Douglas fir from French forests is used both in facade cladding and in construction
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Let the wood live with the right lighting

Lighting plays a big role for the design, and getting it at an early stage gives completely different possibilities.
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trä! - Issue 1, 2020

The new bank head office in the Norwegian coastal city

Based on the wooden building tradition but showing an exciting interaction between innovative design and construction.
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Congress Hall

Roof form gives character with structure derived from the dolomites’ peaks Congress Hall in Agordo, Italy by Studio Bressan, Studio Botter
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Elegance and climate benefit with modern wooden bridges

Wooden bridges are often quick to assemble, and the low weight of wood simplifies transport and is therefore well suited for prefabrication.
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