Katie Newton – The winner of last year’s ADNZ Supreme Award, was two adjoining houses that had ply throughout the interior. The space was designed by Mitchell Coll of Coll Architecture
Anyone who reads home and architecture magazines will have noticed the explosion of plywood-lined interiors.
No longer just reserved for lining the garage or the garden shed, ply has become the modern material of choice for those looking for an alternative to traditional plasterboard.
But why exactly is it so popular?
Words like ‘warm’, ‘natural’ and ‘simple’ crop up when talking to its fans, as do its associations with the (also very fashionable) Modernist movement.