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Design and Aesthetics in Wood
Design and Aesthetics in Wood
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Eric A. Anderson - Editor
George F. Earle - Editor
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Hardcover - 223 pages
Release Date: June 1972
ISBN10: 0-87395-216-2
ISBN13: 978-0-87395-216-3

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Summary

This book is the result of a symposium on "Design and Aesthetics in Wood," which was held at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, N.Y., 7-9 November 1967. Concurrent with the conference was an exhibition, sponsored by the College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the School of Art, in which the art objects and industrial products illustrated here were a part.

Part 1, Wood as Art and Artifact
Reyner Banham, "Is there a substitute for Wood Grain Plastic?"
Carl Koch, "Design and the Product in the Future Economy"
Paul Weiss, "Wood in Aesthetics and Art"
Laurence Schmeckebier, "Art, Science, and the Human Enterprise"
D. Lee DuSell, "Design and Aesthetics in Wood Exhibit"

Part 2, Wood as Architectural Material
Charles W. Moore, "Wood Construction in the Planned Community"
Victor A. Lundy, "Wood in the Big Perspective of Architecture"
A. Quincy Jones, "Safety in Wood Construction in Schools and Public Buildings"
Robert A. Eckert, "The Gap Between Industry and the Designer"

Part 3, Design in a Dynamic Technology
Karl Linn, "Toward an Ecological Aesthetic and the Use of Wood in Design"
R. Buckminster Fuller, "Design in a Dynamic Technology"

Part 4, Wood as a Material
Albert G.H. Dietz, "Wood in the Competition of Materials"
Robert J. Hoyle, Jr., "Designing with Wood to Meet Construction Requirements"
Alan A. Marra, "Wood Products in the Future--A Technological Extrapolation"
Robert J. Seidl, "Research, Technology, and Design in the Mass of Wood"
Vincent J. Vitagliano, "Computer Aided Design--Past, Present, Future"

Eric A. Anderson is Professor of Wood Products Engineering and George F. Earle is Professor of Art at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, New York.



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Table of Contents

DESIGN AND AESTHETICS IN WOOD
Edited by Eric A. Anderson and George F. Earle


Contents

Preface

Introduction

The Editors

Part I
Wood as Art and Artifact


Is There a Substitute for Wood Grain Plastic?

Reyner Banham

Design and the Product in the Future Economy

Carl Koch

Wood in Aesthetics and Art

Paul Weiss

Art, Science, and the Human Enterprise

Laurence Schmeckebier

Design and Aesthetics in Wood Exhibit

D. Lee DuSell

Part II
Wood as Architectural Material


Wood Construction in the Planned Community

Charles W. Moore

Wood in the Big Perspective of Architecture

Victor A. Lundy

Safety in Wood Construction in Schools and Public Buildings

A. Quincy Jones

The Gap Between Industry and the Designer

Robert A. Eckert

Part III
Design in a Dynamic Technology


Toward an Ecological Aesthetic and the Use of Wood in Design

Karl Linn

Design in a Dynamic Technology

R. Buckminster Fuller

Part IV
Wood as a Material


Wood in the Competition of Materials

Albert G. H. Dietz

Designing with Wood to Meet Construction Requirements

Robert J. Hoyle, Jr.

Wood Products in the Future— A Technological Extrapolation

Alan A. Marra

Research, Technology, and Design in the Mass of Wood

Robert J. Seidl

Computer Aided Design—Past, Present, Future

Vincent J. Vitagliano

Afterword

George F. Earle


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