Zumthor: Spirit of Nature Wood Architecture Award 2006

Zumthor: Spirit of Nature Wood Architecture Award 2006


By (author) Mikka Heikkinen, By (author) Peter Zumthor

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  • Publisher: Rakennustieto Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 80 pages
  • Dimensions: 220mm x 238mm x 10mm | 422g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Helsinki
  • ISBN 10: 9516828078
  • ISBN 13: 9789516828070
  • Illustrations note: illustrated in colour and b&w
  • Sales rank: 195,540

Product description

Shedding light on the intricacies of designing and constructing traditional log cabins, this book presents three projects by Peter Zumthor, a recipient of the international Spirit of Nature Wood Architecture Award. The chapters cover Haus Luzi, a structure he realized in 2002, as well as Haus Annalisa and Pension Briol, which are both still in the planning process. These extraordinary endeavors are featured with detailed models and beautiful watercolor sketches, conveying a clear illustration of the design process.

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Michael Hornborg is chairman of the board of trustees for the Finnish Forest Foundation. Erkki Toivanen is chairman of the advisory committee for the Wood in Culture Association.