100 Contemporary Wood Buildings
Wood has seen a fabulous resurgence in contemporary construction.
How has this elemental material become so popular, from luxury hot spring buildings to modern urban renewal plans? With 100 projects from Chile to China, this global survey explores the technical, environmental, and sensory elements that have inspired a return to timber.
Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His books include the Architecture Now! series and monographs on numerous major architects, including Norman Foster, Tadao Ando, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid.