This week we unveiled a toilet made from wood chips
This week on Dezeen, Finnish company Woodio revealed a flushing toilet made from wood composite that reportedly generates 99 per cent fewer emissions in its production than ceramics.
Named Block, the toilet's seat, bowl and lip were made using a material that is around 80 per cent wood by volume.
According to Woodio, as the production process requires no heat and a fraction of the water and energy used to make traditional ceramic toilets, the toilets produce far less emissions.
In London, architecture studio The DHaus Company completed a row of six brick-clad townhouses that have facades formed of monumental arches.
The terrace of houses, which replace a derelict petrol station, was designed to echo the Georgian-era housing and Victorian railway arches nearby.
Continuing our Timber Revolution series, we spoke to experts about the issue of fire safety and in a feature asked are mass-timber buildings a fire risk?
Although world-leading fire safety expert José Torero told Dezeen he was "extremely concerned", the experts agree that mass-timber buildings are safe when designed and built correctly.
In the US, the City of New York updated its unofficial emblem. It replaced Milton Glaser's iconic "I ♥ NY" logo with a graphic that reads "WE ♥ NYC".
Created as part of a citywide campaign to "inspire optimism and civic action", the updated wordmark was created by graphic designer Graham Clifford.
Popular projects on Dezeen this week included a reconfigurable cabin in a Dutch park, a brutalist cube-shaped home in Mexico and an austere glass house in the Berkshires.
Our latest lookbooks featured offbeat bakeries and interiors with natural materials and timeless accents.
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