Design Buy Build Issue 34 2018 - Page 36

Bath Bespoke: How to Create an Eco Kitchen When creating an eco friendly bespoke kitchen there are several key aspects to consider: Cabinets increase its structural stability. We use FSC-certified birch ply (made with a non-chemical-based adhesive) to create our kitchen carcasses. We're big fans of the exposed birch ply edge. As well as birch ply, we have also created kitchens using reclaimed oakā€”another high quality material that helps keep waste from landfill. All of our other timbers, such as oak and walnut, are always FSC or PEFC certified. Choosing eco-friendly materials for your cabinets is one of the most important aspects of an eco friendly kitchen. One of the most popular options for the units is birch plywood, for its eco credentials and modern 'striped' edge. Birch ply is a superior quality hardwood plywood made up of multiple veneers to 36