By Christian Schittich

"best of aspect Wood" brings jointly highlights from element approximately wooden as a fabric. in addition to a theoretical foundation, the ebook additionally deals a accomplished part on tasks, starting from experiments to intricate information, which supplies ample notion and examples of winning architectural layout utilizing wood.

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Often causes a quite uneven appearance. g. rendered facades). In many instances this aspect of untreated wood is considered unacceptable. Surface treatments can prevent these changes; to do this they must fulfil specific functions. The selection of the appropriate protective coating determines how the wood will weather over time, and is, correspondingly, a significant factor in the users’ satisfaction with the building’s appearance and function. Colour selection and design The different paints, scumbles and varnishes offer a great variety of options for the design of the building exterior.

For a facade without ventilated cavities, the moisture flow through exterior walls must be taken into consideration, and, and on the front and rear of the facade elements, a comprehensive set of coatings with diffusivity characteristics calculated on the basis of moisture-diffusion calculations is recommended. The options available for wood facades range from no treatment to impregnation-applied scumbles, thin-coat scumbles and intermediate-layer systems. Systems making use of thick coats are not recommended due to potential moisture accrual.

Darüber hinaus wurden weitere 460 individuelle Strebenplattenpaare und 170 Ankerplatten aus Metall sowie diverse Schrauben, Stäbe und Bolzen verarbeitet. Als Material für die Verbindungselemente entschied man sich für Edelstahl, um keine schwarzen Flecken zu erhalten, die entstehen, wenn das säurehaltige Eichenholz und unlegierter Stahl unter Feuchtigkeit aufeinandertreffen. Die Skulptur durfte nicht gegründet werden und musste somit frei stehend realisiert werden. Daher ist die Konstruktion auf einer 20 mm starken Bodenplatte fixiert, 13 1-t-Gewichte wirken den Windlasten entgegen.

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