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Book Review 100 Contemporary Wood Buildings
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Book Review: 100 Contemporary Wood Buildings

100 Contemporary Wood Buildings – Discover the wooden structures of the 21st century. Not so very long ago, some might have considered wood a material of the past, long since replaced by more modern components such as concrete and steel. The truth is radically different. Bolstered by new manufacturing techniques and ecological benefits, wood has seen a fabulous resurgence in contemporary construction. See also: Book review: The American Mater, Jeffrey Bilhuber This double-volume survey explores how architects around the world have created and invented with this elementary material. Featuring follies, very large buildings, and ambitious urban renewal schemes, it celebrates the diverse deployment of wood from architects in China, Chile, and everywhere in between. We see how wood can at once transform urban spaces, as in the Metropol Parasol in Seville by Jürgen Mayer H, and allow for sensitive interventions in natural environments, as at the Finnish Forest Research Institute by SARC Architects, or the Termas Geométricas Hot Springs Complex by Germán del Sol. True to all Taschen architecture tomes, the book pays tribute to many emerging international talents, as well as to such renowned figures as Tadao Ando to Renzo Piano. It celebrates each of these architect’s vision and innovation, as well…

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Better Homes & Gardens: Decorating Book

When it comes to decorate your home, Better Homes and Gardens Decoration is one of the tittles to look for. They have been around for several years and set themselves as a reliable resource for those who look to have a modern, stylish, up to date home decoration. In this book you can find information about the new trends, furniture arrangement, colors, design, lighting and much more.  It is a guided tour through the several rooms of your home illustrated with lots of photos so you can visualize all the ideas you can find on this book. It covers every budget range and will definitely become your “how-to” book on decoration. There are several videos on the internet where the information and tips you see on the books are applied to real life. Here is the link to one of them.

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