Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Bringing the Warmth of Wood Back to Design

In traditional architecture, a building’s exterior was often given visual interest through ornament that was added over the primary material of the building’s skin. Contemporary architecture is characterized by clean lines and simple, strong shapes with distinctive textures, that integrate visual interest into the structure and its materials. The surfaces of these buildings may be concrete, stone, metal, brick, painted or fired panels, or glass, and are often combinations of several materials. 

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