Skrevet af WACHSMANN, KONRAD
The past decade has witnessed - especially among younger architects - a
resurging interest in building with wood. The discourse has in no small
measure been influenced by Konrad Wachmanns' classic Holzhausbau. And
yet, this standard work (originally published in 1930) was out of print
for many years.
In 1991 an english language edition was published.
how new forms can be achieved when modern manufacturing processes are
adapted to the traditional building material wood. He presents three
totally different building techniques: the wood frame, the panel, and
the log house methods and illustrates then their wide range of
application possibilities by analysing plans and photographs of works of
some of the century's most renowned architects. Two introductory essays
enable the reader to take new hold of the book and a biographical
sketch offers an impression of the times in which Wachsmann worked and