Wonder wood : a favorite material for design, architecture, and art
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|School of Architecture||NK 9604 G53713 2013||30007008918293||Stacks||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9783034606745 (acid-free paper)
- ISBN: 3034606745 (acid-free paper)
295 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
- Publisher: Basel : Birkhäuser, 
- Copyright: ©2013
|General Note:||English translation of: Wonder Wood : Holz in Design, Architektur und Kunst.|
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (page 294) and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Introduction : In the wonderland of wood -- Projects and processes: contemporary projects, products, experiments, making-ofs, and new dimensions for wood in design, architecture, and art -- Material and technology guide: elementary principles and innovative developments in the areas of wood and wood-based materials, production processes, and construction principles in timber building : I. Material : Wood: definition and characteristics ; Solid wood ; Veneer ; Wood-based materials -- II. Technology: production processes : Reshaping ; Separating ; Joining ; Coatings ; Changing the characteristics of materials -- III. Technology: the principles of timber construction : Timber frame construction ; Solid timber construction ; Natural building processes.|
|Summary, etc.:||"Wonder Wood presents this timeless material as it is being used today and how it can be used in the future. It also documents a selection of current international projects and processes, making-ofs, and experiments by 120 internationally renowned designers, architects, and artists, whose creative and innovative approach to the material makes their work compelling. For selected projects, interviews with the designers provide an in-depth look at the creative process and its results. A second section, dedicated to materials and technologies examines innovative developments as well as wood, wood-based materials, finishing technologies, and wooden structure principles." -- From the publisher.|
English translation of: Wonder Wood : Holz in Design, Architektur und Kunst.
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