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A+U 524: New Landscapes of Wooden Architecture

A+U 524: New Landscapes of Wooden Architecture
A+U 524: New Landscapes of Wooden Architecture

From the publisher. May 2014 issue of a+u is focused on wooden architecture from around the world that creates new landscapes.

In addition to nine built works, the issue features two competitions foreseeing the timber-nization of cities and three essays. The essays discuss different aspects of wood technology: adaptive timber structure of ultra-light shell by University of Stuttgart, harmonizing the joints of prefabricated wooden elements by collaboration of Finland's timber industry, university and government, and tall wood building technology in Canada and other countries. When these technologies become practical and realized as architecture, we will witness a completely new landscape.

Contents

Essay:The Future of Sustainable Architecture: Resources, Recyclability and Ultra-Lightweight
Werner Sobek 

Christopher Kelly Architecture Workshop
Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitors Center 

Wim Goes Architectuur
Royal Belgian Sailing Club

Alberta Architekturbüro Patrick Thurston
Bears’ House in the Woods 

NLÉ
Makoko Floating School 

Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Diogene 

Essay:Harmonized Structural System to Boost Finnish Wood Construction
Matti Kuittinen 

Wooden City in Finland 

Architect Hermann Kaufmann ZT GmbH
LifeCycle Tower – LCT ONE 

Essay:PLANT | CUT | BUILD | REPEAT: A Future of Tall Wood Buildings
Michael Green 

Niall McLaughlin Architects
Student Accommodation, Somerville College 

Adam Khan Architects
Brockholes Visitor Center 

Behnisch Architekten
WIPO New Conference Hall

128 Pages / 292mm x 219mm / English/Japanese

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Diego Hernández
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Cite: Diego Hernández. "A+U 524: New Landscapes of Wooden Architecture" 13 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/505441/a-u-524-new-landscapes-of-wooden-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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