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Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2 by Philip Jodidio

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Taschen’s forthcoming Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2 is a compilation of pioneering works built from man’s inaugural construction material. Pushed to the wayside of late for steel, concrete, and glass, the innovative projects featured in the hefty tome show the timeless material is still capable of surprising us after all these years. Aided by computer-driven design and modern manufacturing techniques, simple wooden structures have evolved into geometric marvels. We got our hands on a preview of the book (yet another from Philip Jodidio and now share with you some of our favorite wooden wonders from Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2.

Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2 will be released August 1st.

Situated between two forest, the 23.2 House by Omer Arbel offers a buffer between the distinct woodlands.
Simultaneously rustic and space-age the Elqui Domos Astronomical Hotel would be an ideal environment for a night under...
Go Hasegaway’s house in Komazawa is wrapped in eucalyptus planks and covered with a cedar-tiled roof.
Comprised of plywood plates, the ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion in Stuttgart, Germany, is a study in the implementation of...
The Li Yuan Library’s coffered walls provide a built-in storage solutions for all those books.
The Li Yuan Library’s coffered walls provide a built-in storage solutions for all those books.
Skaters seeking refuge from strong winds and temperatures feeling as low as minus fifty degrees Celsius can thank...
The combination of raw materials and a vertically oriented open floor plan make Hiroyuki Shinozaki’s House T...
WMR Arquitectos didn’t just build with wood – they incorporated trees on the grounds of the Surazo Hotel into the...
Wood Architecture Now!: Volume 2 will be released August 1st.
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