Wood movement diagram Wood shrinks most in direction of annual growth rings - tangentially 1/2 as much across the rings - radially Very little along grain - longitudinally Shrinkage greater in heavier pieces than in lighter pieces Expansion and contraction of wood members from temp change is not an important design consideration Glulam members shrink less than sawn timber members
13 Totally Secluded Homes To Escape From The World // The Storm Cottage by Fearon Hay Architects has been designed to be completely off the grid. Located in a remote location on Great Barrier Island in New Zealand, this secluded place would be great for a rejuvenating retreat.
12 Modern House with Black Exteriors: Storm Cottage by Fearon Hay Architects is located on the east coast of Great Barrier Island in New Zealand. The black rough sawn timber box sits looking north to the sea. A slice of heaven.