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Wood Urbanism: From the Molecular to the Territorial Cover Image
By Daniel IbaƱez (Editor), Jane Hutton (Editor), Kiel Moe (Editor)
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Wood holds a unique and timely lessons for urbanization, yet it remains inadequately characterized in architecture, landscape architecture, and urbanism.

From under-considered thermal properties to emerging manufacturing possibilities, from changing forestry regimes to larger carbon cycle dynamics, Wood Urbanism explores the unique material and scalar properties of wood, presenting it as a critical material for design today. It brings into conversation scholars and practitioners who focus on wood from a range of perspectives--from the working forest to the mid-rise building to the basic cell.

Drawing from the inherent intelligence and depth of multiple disciplines, this book offers a transcalar perspective on the role of wood in contemporary urbanization--from the imperceptibly small to the confoundingly large.

With Contributions of Stefano Boeri, Izaskun Chinchilla, Azzurra Cox, Salmaan Craig, Oliver J. Curtis, Billie Faircloth, Tomas Folch, Mariano Gomez Luque, Jane Hutton, Daniel Iba ez, Renia Kagkou, David Kennedy, Matti Kuittinen, Garth Lenz, Charles Lindsay, Alex MacLean, Jacob Mans, Sean Mahoney, Aaron David Mendonca, Kiel Moe, Alan Organschi, Benjamin Peek, Albert Pope, Fernanda Rojas Marchini, Thomas Sherman, Julia Smachylo, Jonah Susskind, Juan Jos Ugarte & Jes's Vasallo.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781945150814
ISBN-10: 1945150815
Publisher: Actar
Publication Date: January 14th, 2020
Pages: 492
Language: English