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Austria and Advanced Timber Building

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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... Austria and advanced timber building Austria is sometimes called Europe’s green lung. Well known for its mountainous geography and thick forests, more than 46 percent of the country’s nine federal provinces are forested. Austrian...

Forests, forestry and carbon

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

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... Forests, forestry and carbon We live on a blue-green planet: blue defined by our vast oceans and green by our forests, which today comprise around 31 percent of our planet’s surface area. Distributed in horizontal bands around the Earth,...

New Zealand, Australia and timber down under

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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... New Zealand, Australia and timber down under Like most countries, Australia and New Zealand have a modern history of using concrete and steel for commercial construction but timber has a longer history. In New Zealand, native Maori...

Solid Wood Materials and Concepts

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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... Solid wood materials and concepts LIGHT WOOD/MASSIVE WOOD Pre-industrial wood buildings were either constructed by horizontal logs stacked on top of each other—known as log construction or “blockwork”—or by using vertical posts to create...

Germany and the Woodcube

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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... Germany and the Woodcube A KEY WOOD COUNTRY As in England and Scandinavia, wood was the building material of choice from the earliest times in what is now Germany. Venantius Fortunatus, bishop of Poiters, acknowledged the impressive...

Coming out of the Woodwork: Codes, Cost, and Competition

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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... Coming out of the woodwork: codes, cost and competition Built in the late 1800s and early 1900s, timber buildings up to nine stories and reaching 30 meters in height are still in use today in North America. Despite having stood for 100...

Introduction: a story of building with wood

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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... the model on which subsequent steel and concrete construction was be clearly verified and did not possesses the natural inconsistencies based.8 of solid sawn wood. Some scholars believe that Joseph Paxton’s Prior to the 19th century, wood...

Switzerland and Zurich’s Mühlebach

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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... Switzerland and Zurich’s Mühlebach Around 1600 in Evolène, Val d’Hérens Swiss carpenters built multi-family log buildings up to six stories tall.1 Like other alpine people, the Swiss have traditionally built with wood, using stacked...

Sweden and Nordic Cities of Wood

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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... Sweden and Nordic cities of wood A HISTORY OF FIRE AND TIMBER BUILDINGS As in Norway, until the end of the 19th century, most buildings in Sweden were constructed from wood. The cold climate and rolling landscape allows for an abundance...

North America and Traditions replanted

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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... from exterior. Photo by Andy Mayo 256 At a glance Client: University of British Columbia Properties Trust Architect and Interior Design: Perkins + Will Structural Engineer: Fast + Epp Mechanical and Electrical Engineer: Stantec Civil...