Folding into the landscape

Each 10.5m-high laminated veneer lumber panel incorporates an average of 14 timber fins in pine and spruce. This mock-up was cut using CNC technology.

Sheppard Robson’s planned car park for Penrith in Cumbria uses CNC cutting technology to create a timber facade that draws inspiration directly from its Lakeland context, reports Amanda Birch

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