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A-112.2501
Wood in Architecture and Construction
Puu-28. 5000
Introduction to Wood Properties and Wood Products
A-27. 1501
The History of Wood Architecture
Puu-28. 5010
Industrial Wood Construction
 
A112. 3610
Wood Program, Special Project
A-112. 2800
Wood Construction, Intensive Course
A-112. 2000
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WOOD IN ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION

Content

  • Proficiency in wooden construction
  • Ecological issues of wood architecture
  • Tradition of wooden buildings
  • Contemporary building strategies
  • Wood techniques and aesthetics

The course consists of a series of intense lecture and discussion sessions. Wood, as a building material, is examined from a technical, ecological and aesthetical point of view.

Aim

  • Becoming acquainted with the special issues of designing a wooden building
  • Realizing the properties and possibilities of wood as a building material in the future built environment

Staff

Architect Pekka Heikkinen, Philip Tidwell
Visiting teachers

Literature
Wood Properties
Wood Species
Sawn Timber
Wood Products
Joining Wood

Key terms:
Sawn timber
Wood Products

Schedule, Spring term 07

3-6 ects

 

 

 


25.04.2013 Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Architecture