A black box built from oriented strand board houses the kitchen and bathrooms of this converted barn home in Portugal, and also integrates a staircase leading to the mezzanine floor above (+ slideshow). More
Oriented strand board panels can slide back and forth to create a flexible floor plan whilst concealing utilities in this family apartment remodelled for a single inhabitant in Madrid by TallerDE2 Architects (+ movie). More
A national park in the Netherlands is the setting for this old water tower, which Dutch firm Zecc Architecten has transformed into an observation point by twisting staircases through its middle (+ slideshow). More
A combined bookshelf and staircase creates a small library with interchangeable shelving at this apartment in the Ukraine by architect Alex Bykov (+ slideshow). More
Dezeen archive: yesterday we featured a music school covered in oriented strand board (OSB) with furniture to match, so here are lots more projects from the Dezeen archives that use the same rough, timber-strand material.
The two rehearsal rooms of this Brazilian music school are covered with chalkboards on the outside and oriented strand board on the inside. More
Melbourne design studios Right Angle and Foolscap have created a temporary canteen, market and cinema in a former piano factory that until recently was the home of Australian television broadcaster Channel 9. More