Author Topic: Seminar : Wood in Architecture - 16th Feb 2009  (Read 2349 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

shamit

  • Administrator
  • Sr. Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 83
    • View Profile
Seminar : Wood in Architecture - 16th Feb 2009
« on: February 11, 2009, 10:19:18 AM »
Wood in Architecture

an educational seminar for architects
 
Hardwoods can be used for a wide range of applications and offer a huge diversity of colour and character. Wood is not a homogenous material, it comprises many different species, all with different characteristics and natural properties. It is this diversity that presents so much potential for prospective designers, but given such a wide range of species to choose from, means that specifying the right hardwood for the right application can be a complicated business. It is therefore essential to know your species and know their potential. This seminar is designed to inform architects of the characteristics and possible applications for one very important group of temperate species, American hardwoods.
 
PROGRAMME:
18.30 Registration
19.00 Welcome
Bob Sabistina - BS Hardwoods, USA & China
Giles Downes - Sidell Gibson Architects, UK
Panel discussion
Closing remarks & Thanks
20.30 Cocktails & Dinner

DATE: Monday, 16th February 2009
TIME: 18.30 onwards
VENUE: The Taj Mahal Hotel, 1 Mansingh Road, New Delhi - 110 011


Jointly organised by:

American Hardwood Export Council
3 St Michael’s Alley
London EC3V 9DS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 20 7626 4111
Fax: +44 20 7626 4222
www.ahec-india.org

&

Northern Chapter
The Indian Institute of Architects
8-B Shanker Market
Connaught Circus
New Delhi - 110001
Tel: 11 2341 1699
Fax: 11 2341 3438
www.home.iianc.org

 

The Indian Architecture & Construction Network Blog is an unmoderated blog for the Indian architects, indian Architecture and indian construction industry. The issues discussed here / news relate to professional practice, construction, design, environment, urban design, interiors, green buildings, sustainability, Energy Efficient Architecture, architectural competitions, academic standards, projects, professional institutions, architecture students, CAD, vaastu, Job postings etc. etc. The comments posted on this blog are the views of the poster. The Blog owners may or may not subscribe to the same and cannot be held responsible for the same. The blog owners take no responsibilty for any loss incured by anyone whatsoever it maybe, by clicking on the links on this website.

Indian Architecture & Construction Blog

The blog is hosted by Manchanda Associates . www.manchanda.co.in

ENVARCH - an Environmental design initiative by Manchanda Associates
Industrial Design : Retractable Vehicle shade for tropical & Cold climates