Transitioning towards a more sustainable furniture market in Tanzania
Within the current furniture market situation in Tanzania, natural forest cover declines, rural poverty prevails and unsustainable import feeds the growing local demand. At the same time, current furniture supply does not meet the needs of the growing middle class in urban Tanzania...
Helsinki Design Week,
11 - 13 September 2020,
Paavo Nurmen tie 1
Wood is a living material. Especially when it comes to using wood in wet spaces, we usually consider this as a restrictive feature of the material. I wanted to turn this presumption on its head and make the expansion and contraction of wood into the main quality of the design.