JWA values natural materials, with colour and grain integral to the material itself, and which mellow gracefully over time. The potential of each material is explored: jointing systems are exaggerated, assemblage is often unconventional and cut ends are positioned to reveal inner texture. Here, the practice shares a few favourites.
Concrete is often used as a hard landscaping material. In particular, off-white concrete complements soft landscaping, as seen at the City Hill House.