Monthly Archives: July 2016

French polishing the RMS QM2

By |2017-12-09T07:36:27+00:00July 21st, 2016|French polishing|

Cunard Line marked its 175th anniversary with a £90 million redesign of the RMS Queen Mary 2. The ship has been around since 2004 and is the only cruise which operates a transatlantic voyage from Southampton to New York all year round.The refurbishment included new carpets, soft furnishings, lighting and a huge amount of French

Wooden structures, the answer to urban expansion?

By |2017-12-09T07:38:00+00:00July 14th, 2016|Wooden buildings|

The City Above the City international wood design competition challenges students and architects to solve ever increasing levels of urbanisation in sustainable ways. Globally a rapidly growing urban population is a major issue for some of the world’s largest cities. It is expected by 2050, two thirds of the world’s population will be living in