5 – 2019

Joining in Wood

With the call for sustainability and digital planning and production, increasingly buildings are being made of timber elements joined in linear fashion. Here the computer-operated joinery machine plays a central role: it can make spatially complex connections, also in large numbers. As a result, the designer’s interest shifts from the rod to the joint. An entire world lies hidden there: on the occasion of the opening of the new company headquarters of Max Felchlin by Meili, Peter Architekten we take an in-depth look at the place where construction elements meet.

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