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Timber and Timber Products

Construction Materials Reference Book

Routledge, 2014

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... Andrew Lawrence MA (Cantab) CEng MICE MIStructE Associate Director, Arup Contents 33.1 Introduction 378 33.2 Properties 378 33.2.1 Basic cell structure 378 33.2.2 Relationship between strength and density 378 33.2.3 The effect of natural...

Timber

Lorraine Farrelly

Writes: Architecture - General, Interior Design and Interior Architecture - General, Construction, Technology and Building Systems, Architectural Design and Design Process, Drawing and Presentation, Digital Architectural Design, Design - General Author of : Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality, The Fundamentals of Architecture, Representational Techniques for Architecture, Basics Architecture 01: Representational Techniques Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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... (AVA): Basics Architecture C + M TEXT CD1008-10 / 4275 ~ 1st Proof BLACK Timber 68 | 69 Timber is a versatile building material. It can be used to create a building’s skeleton structure or be utilised to great effect for internal...

Advancing wood architecture

Achim Menges

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Achim Menges is a registered architect and professor at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, where he is the founding director of the Institute for Computational Design. Currently he is also Visiting Professor in Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tobias Schwinn

Tobias Schwinn is a research associate and doctoral candidate at the Institute for Computational Design at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. In his research he is focusing on the integration of robotic fabrication and computational design processes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oliver David Krieg

Oliver David Krieg is a research associate and doctoral candidate at the Institute for Computational Design at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. His research aims to investigate the architectural potentials of robotic fabrication in wood construction. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Advancing Wood Architecture : A computational approach

Routledge, 2017

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... An introduction Achim Menges, Tobias Schwinn, Oliver David Krieg Institute for Computational Design, University of Stuttgart, Germany It is a question of surrendering to the wood, then following where it leads by connecting operations...

Wood design: an introduction to Structure, Fire, Weathering, and Sound

Joseph Mayo

Joseph Mayo practices architecture in the Pacific Northwest where he concentrates on materiality, technology, and form for a regionally appropriate building culture. He has worked on a variety of building types, ranging from schools, student housing, university buildings, and hospitals. Working with a City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) Advisory Committee, he led an investigation to use wood in applications that go beyond current building codes. He has also been a jury member for wood design awards, served as Regional Associate Director for the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Young Architect Forum (YAF) Chair at AIA Seattle, and has assisted in teaching courses and served on architecture critiques at universities around the Pacific Northwest. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Solid Wood : Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Wood design: an introduction to structure, fire, weathering, and sound FROM NATURE TO FACTORIES Wood at a cellular level is extremely complex. Even today there are no models that can fully account for the mechanical behavior of wood due...

Light frame construction

Mayine L Yu

Mayine L. Yu is a senior associate at Davis Brody Bond Architects in New York and was an adjunct associate professor in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures : Concepts for designing building exteriors

Routledge, 2014

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... Light frame construction The last of the three bearing wall systems we will consider is light frame con- struction. This method of construction is still commonly used in places where wood and framing materials are readily available...

Conclusion

David Rockwood

David Rockwood is Associate Professor; Director, Construction Process Innovation Lab; and Co-Director, Urbanism Research Lab at the University of Hawai῾i at Mānoa, USA, School of Architecture. Rockwood’s research focuses on material, structure, and construction processes for high performance buildings. He was named a Fulbright Specialist in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bamboo Gridshells

Routledge, 2015

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... Conclusion Research is a way of finding out in a more complete and clear way what it is that you don’t know. Such is the case with the current research. The work was basically confined to exploring bamboo as a construction/structural...

Timbering to Trenches

Drainage Details

Taylor & Francis, 1988

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... MAIN POINTS TO CONSIDER ANGLES OF REPOSE (SLIDE) Note: It is impossible to illustrate all the various arrangements of timbering on a These are the steepest angles certain single detail sheet but the items dealt with materials will slide...

Wood

Russell Gagg

Russell Gagg is Principal Lecturer and Course Leader in Interior Architecture and Design at Arts University Bournemouth, UK. Russell has worked in practice across the UK, Asia and Australasia on a diverse range of projects from leisure, commercial and retail to educational, correctional and residential. He is also an external examiner for Birmingham City University, and a member of the Interior Educators organization, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Russell is the author of Basics Interior Architecture 05: Texture + Materials (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Interior Architecture 05: Texture + Materials

AVA Publishing SA, 2012

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... 1st Proof Title: AVA - BI Architecture 05-Texture & Materials Black In 1753 Marc-Antoine Laugier published his Essai sur l’Architecture in which he suggested that the ‘primitive hut’ was humanity’s fundamental architectural response...

Ensouling buildings

Christopher Day

Christopher Day is an eco-architect, self-builder and sculptor. He designs buildings in line with the ecological principles of his books and has won several awards, including a Prince of Wales award. A former visiting professor at Queen’s University, Belfast, he has also designed, consulted, taught and lectured in over twenty countries across the world, from California to Siberia, Sweden to New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Places of the Soul : Architecture and environmental design as healing art

Routledge, 2014

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... Ensouling buildings Buildings and places are made out of lifeless matter. As they’re lifeless, can we gain nourishment from them? Of course: isn’t that why we choose one café, picnic spot or recreational walk over another? Place quality,...

Building investigations - Phase 2 - Vietnam

David Rockwood

David Rockwood is Associate Professor; Director, Construction Process Innovation Lab; and Co-Director, Urbanism Research Lab at the University of Hawai῾i at Mānoa, USA, School of Architecture. Rockwood’s research focuses on material, structure, and construction processes for high performance buildings. He was named a Fulbright Specialist in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bamboo Gridshells

Routledge, 2015

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... Building investigations – Phase 2 – Vietnam Introduction Before my arrival in Vietnam I was in frequent contact with Duc Quang Tran in order to coordinate issues connected with the Vietnam phase of the research. Thanks to his effort...