The use of wood slats in inner linings and wood ceilings
- 19 July, 2013
- Posted by: spigo
- Category: Acoustics, Architecture, Construction, Decoration, News
The search for warmth and a decorative design results, on many occasions, in the decision to use wood in some of the most visible elements of a building, such as inner linings, or ceilings and false ceilings in different rooms.
If there is a solution above all others which offers that warmth, and turns stark areas (corridors, common rooms and passage areas, etc.) into habitable spaces, it is wood panelling made with solid wood slats.
The use of solid wood slats in wood ceilings, wood walls, and inner linings and exteriors offers a versatility that is hard to beat, as it can be used vertically or horizontally, in interiors or exteriors, with concave or convex curves, in waves and so on, adapting to any space.
There are at least two inner linings systems that employ wood slats: one consists of solid wood boards joined together and placed perpendicularly to the wall or ceiling to conceal and protect it (Grid System); and the other consists of MDF wood slats joined together with cross slats and placed in parallel although showing the rectangular face with the largest surface area (Linear System).
Both can have a fire retardant treatment to protect them from the fire and a vast catalogue of measures and distances between wood slats. There is also the possibility of choosing natural varnished wood slats (beech, oak, cherry, maple and wenge) or melamine or lacquered wood slats.
If you would like to see some examples of this type of wood panelling you can visit the Spigoline website. It is a division of Spigogroup dedicated to manufacturing and installing wood panelling using wood slats.
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