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From Dezeen

Glenn Murcutt unveils minimal MPavilion in Melbourne

This year's MPavilion is described as a "sleek and adaptable" shelter that rests lightly on the landscape. It is distinguished by its large overhanging roof that is covered in a translucent fabric, and conceals LED lighting so that it can glow softly like a lantern at night.  dezeen nov 2019


Building in Timber: Room Modules  W Huss et al 2019

Housing solutions that are fast and cost-effective, yet sustainable and flexible, providing a pleasant living environment and more.

Rethinking wood M Hudert, SPfeiffer 2019

Fifteen case examples provide inspiring insights into the potential of formable wood-based materials and digital design: Woven Wood, Wood Foam, Living Wood and Organic Joints, Efficiencies of Wood.

New Books

Design thinking for interiors : inquiry, experience, impact Joy Hook Dohr, Margaret Portillo 2011

Design engagement framework--Why narrative inquiry? Holistic systems approach--Supporting evidence-based design--Ways of design thinking ; Visualizing, forming, and construction ; Engaging as a design team--Vernacular design-- Exploring historically significant places--Place identity in thematic design--Exploring innovations--Where do we go from here? 

Design history handbook Domitilla Dardi, Vanni Pasca 2019

The history of design and the history of technological innovation are indissolubly intertwined in this manual, which tackles a number of disciplines. Beyond the furniture design field - which often exemplifies in excellent fashion the farthest-reaching lines of design research - a wide array of sectors is taken into consideration: from the design of technical objects to graphic design and fashion, from cars to social design, with constant attention being paid to the effects and outcomes of the design project on the evolution of social customs in its real-life applications.


Materials in Progress: innovations for designers and architects 2019 S Peters, D Drewes

Innovations in the materials we use have influenced the development of mankind since time immemorial. Today, 70% of all product innovations are attributed to new findings in materials science and a new generation of products is emerging that exploits new functionality made possible by materials research.

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