Natural processes: Wood charring, traditional Japanese technique to preserve timber and make it fire resistant.

Shou-sugi-ban ::: Wood charring traditional Japanese technique: Intentionally charring wood gives it a dark finish perfect for siding, while also making it (strangely) fire-resistant.

Yardhouse / Assemble facade : clad in decorative concrete tiles handmade on site

Yardhouse / Assemble

Handmade concrete tiles give a scaly facade to this collaborative workplace building designed by Assemble for artists and designers in east London. - Colourful shingles front Assemble's Yardhouse studios for east London creatives

Les Marais / Alain Carle Architecte

Gallery of Les Marais / Alain Carle Architecte - 4

Image 7 of 27 from gallery of Les Marais / Alain Carle Architecte. Photograph by Adrien Williams

Steel frame house clad in stone and timber

Again I like the combination of stone, glass and timber. A new stone, steel and timber home in Monmouthshire blends traditional materials and forms with modern family living

It would be a lie to say I only like this because of the timber- I mean look at that copper roof! Lovely and unexpected combination of materials. Community Centre for Evangelical Reformed Church in Würenlos by Menzi Bürgler Architekten

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copper roofing with ice dam - Community Centre for Evangelical Reformed Church in Würenlos by Menzi Bürgler Architekten © Rasmus Norlander

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The building at no. 3 Charlotte Road has an interesting history. Like many of the streets around Shoreditch, it was built in the late nineteenth century as a merchant’s warehouse in the industrialised East End of London, and is arranged over three s

Sussex House by Wilkinson King Architects features red cedar cladding.

Sussex House by Wilkinson King Architects boasts cedar-clad walls and a ridged roof.

Alexander Martin Architects has added a three-storey extension to a Victorian house in London, featuring brick walls and a big window facing the garden

Alexander Martin Architects (AMA) focus on residential and workspace projects. The practice works with both private and commercial clients in the UK and internationally.

Gallery - Casa Y / F:L Architetti - 2

Gallery of Casa Y / F:L Architetti - 2

Built by F:L Architetti in Turin, Italy with date Images by Daniele Domenicali. Set in the hills just outside Turin in northwest italy, this family home is han exercise in combining elegance with r.

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British Land has submitted plans for a mixed-use development at Blossom Street in the Spitalfields area,

This wedge-shaped house in Buckinghamshire has been awarded House Of The Year in the prestigious Royal Institute Of British Architects (Riba) awards. Commissioned by Lord Rothschild for use by his family, Flint House rises out of the ground with roofing that disappears into the sky

Inside the wedge-shaped house named House Of The Year 2015

This wedge-shaped house in Buckinghamshire, built by Jacob Rothschild - the Baron Rothschild - has been awarded House Of The Year in the prestigious Royal Institute of British Architects awards.

DIGSAU uses reclaimed barn wood to clad modern home in Delaware

This single-family home in Delaware was built using wood reclaimed from a nearby agricultural structure slated for demolition

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