Timber Engineering Reference – Modern Structures

Modern timber structures and publications about them.


Europe:

Austria

  • MPreis – Amazing, modern wood architecture for shopping centres in Austria. (G)

France:

  • Le Bois Avance – Sizeable collection of pamphlets on modern wood architecture. (F)

Germany:

  • Infoholz – Gebaute Beispiele – Recent and EXPO 2000 wooden buildings of various kind. Also home of the German Wood Award. (G)
  • Holzbauten – Current wood structures from Holz.de. (G)
  • Detail – German architecture magazine. Every few issues there is one on wood. (G,E,F)

Italy:

  • Renzo Piano – Architect of the Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center and others. (E)

Switzerland:

  • Traversiner Steg – Second iteration of a wood bridge in the Viamala region. Amazing structure and exemplary documentation. (G)

UK:

Americas:

Canada:

USA:

  • APA – APA publishes a large list of case study reports of engineered wood uses. Look under publications. (E)
  • Fab Prefab – The recently resuscitated prefab movement spawned this site: A collection of commercially available mostly modernist pre-fabricated houses. (E)
  • Single Family Residential Construction Guide – From McVicker Associates, Half Moon Bay, CA. (E)
  • Shear Wall Basics – From McVicker Associates, Half Moon Bay, CA. (E)
  • This Old House – TV show companion site related to light-framing, millwork and renovation. Shows current renovation projects. (E)

Asia:

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Africa:


Language of linked site: G – German, E – English, S – Spanish, P – Portuguese, F – French, I – Italian, H – Hungarian, Nl – Dutch, Fi – Finnish, Sw – Swedish, R – Russian, C – Chinese, J – Japanese, K – Korean