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Wood in Contemporary Architecture

Wood in Contemporary Architecture

Edited by The Images Publishing Group

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Publishing 13th Mar 2023
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    • Closely follows the social theme of sustainable development, environmental protection, and low-carbon architecture
    • Features the innovative application of wood in modern architecture
    • Full of high-definition pictures with comprehensive technical drawings and in-depth analysis of global cases
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    Born out of traditional, rustic constructions, wood has judiciously made the transition to being among the top in the list of high-tech building materials. Adding to wood’s well-known ecological and building biology aspects, innovative timber construction technology now extends a great deal of design freedom as well, being extremely precise. Wood’s ability to enrich even the most futuristic, contemporary architecture, to impart warmth and tasteful classicism is not unknown.
    Using wood in combination with, or in contrast to, other materials such as metal, glass, bricks, or exposed concrete is fast becoming a design option that architects and designers are increasingly choosing for their designs. Their willingness to experiment and be bold with design is evident in the material selection, interior appointments, and aesthetic finishes of their architectural creations.

    Wood in Contemporary Architecture offers a unique overview of wood as a construction material for residential buildings worldwide, and also introduces architects, interior designers, and builders to the diverse characteristics of contemporary timber architecture.

    Specifications
    Publisher
    Images Publishing Group
    ISBN
    9781864709582
    Publish date
    13th Mar 2023
    Binding
    Hardback
    Territory
    World excluding Japan and South East Asia
    Size
    280 mm x 212 mm
    Pages
    272 Pages
    Illustrations
    300 color, 100 b&w
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