Timber & Plywood

Wood, which is extensively used in buildings, is prone to extensive damage by termite infestation – which can be prevented by undertaking pest inspection particularly during summer, says MIRZA AHMAD*. Plywood is a structural as well as ornamental building material used the world over as an alternative to solid timber.

A fascinating approach to working with timber was showcased in Dubai, UAE, during the recent Design Days Dubai, the region’s annual fair dedicated to collectible modern and contemporary design works.