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Wood / edited by William Hall ; essay by Richard Mabey.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Conifer. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Laurentian University. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at School of Architecture.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
School of Architecture NA 4110 W65 2017 30007008974346 Stacks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780714873480
  • ISBN: 0714873489
  • Physical Description: 217 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
  • Publisher: London ; Phaidon Press Limited, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Trees as architecture / Richard Mabey -- Form -- Texture -- Juxtaposition -- Landscape -- Light -- Mass -- Presence -- Scale.
Summary, etc.:
"With 170 structures from the last 1,000 years, Wood features projects from some of the world's most celebrated architects. Renzo Piano's otherworldly New Caledonian Cultural Centre is found alongside projects from Tadao Ando and Peter Zumthor. Even the work of Le Corbusier, an architect best known for his work in concrete, is shown -- his humble Mediterranean log cabin, Le Cabanon, was his last home. Arranged to promote comparison and discussion, the selected projects take the reader on a global tour of inspiring and intriguing structures: a Vietnamese village hall sits beside a state-of-the-art Belgian laboratory, an Italian anatomical theatre alongside a luxurious Canadian sauna and an onion-domed Russian church next to a fortified Japanese castle. Illustrated with extraordinary photographs, each project includes an extended caption providing an insightful commentary on the building. An essay by the bestselling author and naturalist Richard Mabey explores the close relationship between trees and architecture"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Building, Wooden > Pictorial works.
Architectural woodwork > Pictorial works.
Building, Wooden > Technological innovations.
Building, Wooden > History > 21st century.

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