ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION IN: WOOD
Sinopsis, this book consists of two parts, a guide to contemporary wood construction and a collection of case study projects of wooden houses. TECHNICAL INFORMATION: Includes the properties and types of wood, the basic types of processed wood materials, typical pathologies in wood, protection of wooden elements and a selection of contemporary timber products and technologies that are available for construction. CASE STUDIES: Presents a selection of 21 wooden houses by contemporary architects. The projects have been selected for their commendable or experimental use of wood and are presented extensively with plans, photographs and technical details.