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Building with Timber: Paths into the Future

Kaufmann, Hermann (editor); Nerdinger, Winfried (editor)

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ISBN 10: 3791351818 / ISBN 13: 9783791351810
Published by Prestel Publishing, NY, 2012
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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224pp. Color and b&w illus. Notes, Bibliographies, Index. Fine oversized hardback/very minor edgewear, otherwise Fine DJ. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Building with Timber - Paths into the Future, Architekturmuseum der TU Munchen at the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, 10 November 2011 - 5 February 2012. Bookseller Inventory # 17240

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Title: Building with Timber: Paths into the Future

Publisher: Prestel Publishing, NY

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st

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A building material of the future, timber bridges the gap between nature and technology. A sustainable resource and climate-friendly construction material, timber is also materialised solar energy and carbon dioxide accumulator. As a universally applicable heat-insulating material and highly resilient natural product, it is the building material of the future. In this book renouned experts examine timber's ecological importance, it's technological potential as well as the new possibilities for architectural construction and design of the familiar material. The 50 international examples selected in this volume illustrate digital manufacturing methods for timber and the variety of modern timber constructions, from low-energy houses and wide-span supporting structures to high-rise construction.

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A building material of the future, timber bridges the gap between nature and technology. A sustainable resource and climate-friendly construction material, timber is also materialised solar energy and carbon dioxide accumulator. In this book renouned experts examine timber's ecological importance, it's technological potential as well as the new possibilities for architectural construction and design of the familiar material.

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