Edited by: Oliver Neumann and Philip Beesley
Graphic Design: Eric Bury
Publisher: Riverside Architectural Press
Book Description: Softcover, 127 pages
"New software and digital fabrication is changing how we use wood. Thisbook brings together international designers, manufacturers andresearchers examining natural and synthetic wood technologies.Composite materials, parametric design and automated fabricationtechnologies are explored, illustrating new design tools, custommanufacturing and advanced assembly methods. The papers of this bookwere published on the occasion of the Canadian Design Research NetworkParametric Modeling and Digital Wood Fabrication Workshop and Symposiumheld at the Forest Sciences Centre at the University of BritishColumbia, Vancouver on February 15-24, 2007. The essays and projects inthis volume demonstrate flexible, adaptable design qualities reflectinga rapidly changing society. CD with complete electronic version of thebook included. Contributors include: Omer Arbel, Philip Beesley, HagyBelzberg, Christian Blyt, Karl Daubmann, Marty Doscher, Thom Faulders,Douglas Gauthier, Michael Green, Douglas Hecker and Martha Skinner,Achim Menges, Oliver Neumann, Christoph Schindler, Michael Stacey,Shane Williamson, Robert Woodbury and Brian Woudstra."