GOING WITH THE GRAIN: design an object using sustainable wood

Competition Details

A Compelling Object for Floors

by RyeBen CornSton
Co-authors: Ryan Cornwall, Benjamin Boston

Plywood has given itself in service as nearly a universal material in modern building construction. But for plywood to take on a number of building functions, simultaneously and with economic sensitivity, is to make it become a truly compelling material. Taking from the many facets of plywood, this project has found a particular application in flooring; where broadening its traditional role, plywood can rise above just a substrate to become a finished surface.