A fascinating, visually rich collection, Wood explores the beauty of this versatile material through 170 structures from the last 1,000 years. Organized into themes such as Texture, Juxtaposition, and Light, this inspiring and informative resource highlights the material's range and unique qualities, pairing engaging text with stunning photographs of cabins, churches, monuments, cultural spaces, and other projects from some of the world's leading architects, including Le Corbusier, Renzo Piano, and Greene & Greene. Also included are equally striking and memorable projects by such contemporary architects as Peter Zumthor, Sou Fujimoto and Snøhetta. Following on from the success of Hall's previous books, Concrete and Brick, Wood is a fascinating and informative look at the many uses of this exceptional building material. - A global tour of the best wooden architecture of the last 1000 years, featuring contributions by celebrated and lesser-known architects. - Textured jackets enhance the tactile experience of reading each book in this series. - Each project is beautifully illustrated and accompanied by an engaging and informative extended caption. - Appeals to professional and academic readers as well as everyday fans of quality architecture.
William Hall - William Hall, formé à l'école Central Saint Martins à Londres, a commencé sa carrière chez l'architecte minimaliste John Pawson. Il dirige actuellement une agence de graphisme à Londres et travaille pour Calvin Klein, le Henry Moore Institute et la Tate.