Wood panelling is always in. Wood you dare to disagree? Nik Rust of Propellor Studio grew up in this cedar-panelled home designed by his father, featured in our November 1974 issue (see #34!).

Credit: Jack Bryan

DPO Architecture puts a modern spin on the look, with a nook wrapped in cross-laminated timber, seen in our September 2020 edition.

Credit: Grant Harder

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