These works feature a wide range of different uses of wood in home construction. Included are sophisticated residences, contemporary homes, and small but remarkable wood cabins. Outstanding photographs accompany the working plans and a clear text, provided by the designers themselves, to achieve an optimal communication of these buildings' main features, the materials used and their defining characteristics. This publication is sure to inspire architects and designers alike to making use of this wonderful construction material. AUTHOR: Carles Broto, an architecture scholar and one of the founders of the IAC (institute for alternative culture). Following a successful period at the Atrium Group (Barcelona), he has now joined Grupo Links - Structure as the publishing director of various contemporary architecture collections. He is currently investigating the evolution of new American housing, as part of a multi-country project. He lives in Barcelona. SELLING POINTS: One-of-a-kind wood homes, packed with ideas and inspiration Includes full-colour photos and floor plans Projects explained by the architects themselves ILLUSTRATIONS: 426 colour images & 196 b/w plans & drawings *



ISBN: 9788415123347
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 240
Publication Date: 1 Mar 2011
Publisher: Leading International Key Services Barcelona, S.A.
Publication City, Country: Barcelona, Spain
Dimensions (cm): 27.9(H) x 24.1(L)


Cutting-Edge Wooden Houses

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