Dark Matter

Dark Matter

Located in a suburban garden, Hyper Space designed this beautiful garden workspace with biodiversity in mind.

Larch – Takage and Larch – Koshikijima were used to create a “scaly façade”, with the dark char of the exterior a stark contrast to the interior.

Winners of the Archilover – Best of 2023, nominated for the Archdaily Building of 2024 and longlisted for the dezeen awards 2023.

Inspired by the traditional Japanese preservation technique yakisugi, Exterior Solutions Ltd mastered the art of controlled timber burning. We trialled the process on a range of timbers, investigating a variety of finishes, before compiling our final product range. We named our range Shou Sugi Ban®.