In our technology-obsessed age we tend to forget where materials actually come from. But in their first exhibition on materials, WOOD, the Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam not only overviews wood's uses from World War I trenches to daily tools, but also reminds us where wood comes from, tracking wood's manmade and natural "cycles" of destruction and reconstruction. WOOD is curated by Dan Handel, in cooperation with exhibition designers Jannetje in ‘t Veld and Toon Koehorst and is showing until October 8th of this year - learn more at the website here.
Trenches, Benches, and Trees on Towers: New Exhibit Delves Into our Relationship with WOOD
Cite: Andrew Galloway. "Trenches, Benches, and Trees on Towers: New Exhibit Delves Into our Relationship with WOOD" 01 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/519923/trenches-benches-and-trees-on-towers-new-exhibit-delves-into-our-relationship-with-wood> ISSN 0719-8884
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