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Wood Floor Trend Spotting: Brazilian Oak Dominates in Rio de Janeiro

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Jj22 Yb Opener Trend HeadshotTauri, also known as Brazilian oak, is becoming increasingly popular as flooring in Brazil, says Thiago Barros of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil-based Parquet Nobre. Barros says 80% of the flooring he installs is solid and originates from timber in the northern part of Brazil. Located in the Southeast city of Rio de Janeiro, Barros maintains a large storage of wooden slabs he can mill and install over concrete, which is the standard subfloor in the country. “In Brazil, 99% of the subflooring is concrete or cement,” Barros says.

See some of Barros' award-winning floors at the links below:

2017 WFB Next Generation Design Award

2022 WFB Best Commercial Design Award 

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