Detail in Contemporary Timber Architecture

Author(s): Virginia McLeod

design & construction | materials | Laurence King | recommended for students

This book provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in modern timber architecture. Featuring the work of renowned architects from around the world, the book features 50 of the most recently completed and influential timber designs for both residential and commercial architecture. Each project is presented with colour photographs, site plans and sections and elevations, as well as numerous construction details. There is also descriptive text, detailed captions and in-depth information for each project, including the location, client, architectural project team, main consultants and contractors. This book includes a free CD-ROM contains all drawings in both EPS and DWG (generic CAD) formats. It includes an index includes the contact details for each featured architect. This is an excellent reference work for practising architects as well as Invaluable book for both students and professionals Unprecedented, detailed examination of the best of recent timber architecture All drawings are styled in the same consistent way and are presented at standard architectural scales for easy comparison Includes free CD-ROM with all drawings Virginia McLeod has worked for a number of private practices in London and was also the editor of The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture. She currently works as a freelance writer and editor, specialising in contemporary architecture. She is the author of Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture, Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture, Detail in Contemporary Kitchen Design and Detail in Contemporary Bathroom Design.

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Virginia McLeod studied architecture in Australia before practising for a number of years in Sydney. She moved to the UK in 1998 to complete an MA in the history and theory of Architecture at the Architectural Association in London. Since then she has worked for a number of private practices in London and was also the editor of The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture. She is the author of Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture, Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture, Detail in Contemporary Kitchen Design and Detail in Contemporary Bathroom Design, all published by Laurence King.

General Fields

  • : 9781780676555
  • : Laurence King Publishing
  • : Laurence King Publishing
  • : August 2015
  • : August 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Virginia McLeod
  • : Paperback
  • : 224