Timber Engineering Reference – Architects

Architectural offices with a specialization in timber structures. The following link are general directories for architects:

  • World Architects – A very ambitious collection of sites for architects worldwide (by country) (E and others)
  • US Architects – Index for US architects. (E)

Europe:

Austria:

  • baumschlager & eberle – An office that does excellent work with all materials, including some very innovative timber projects. Lochau/Vaduz/Wien (G,E)
  • Hermann Kaufmann – Contemporary modern architecture in wood. Click on “projekte”, then choose one of the categories in the list displayed at the top of the window. Schwarzach (G)

Italy:

Switzerland:

  • Peter Zumthor – Zumthor has done some of the most widely acclaimed work in contemporary wooden architecture in Switzerland. Theoretically, there is a site www.zumthor.ch but it does not seem to work. (I)

UK:

  • Foster&Partners – So far there’s only one wooden structure in their portfolio. (E)
  • Waugh Thistleton – Builders of the (currently) tallest wooden building: 9 stories. (E)

Americas:

Canada:

USA:

Asia:

Australia/Oceania:

Africa:


Language of linked site: G – German, E – English, S – Spanish, P – Portuguese, F – French, I – Italian, H – Hungarian, Nl – Dutch, Fi – Finnish, Sw – Swedish, R – Russian, C – Chinese, J – Japanese, K – Korean


  • I’m an architectural technologist in South Africa specialising in the design of timber homes and buildings.