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Timber in Architecture

One of the most misjudged exhibits at the summer's Interbuild exhibition was, I thought, a ceramic tile designed to look like a section of timber floor.Materials that seek to imitate each other are rarely successful. How much less so when one respectable material pretends to be another with such different properties.

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