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Cedar Book 9 Author Discusses the Future of Wood Design

How does the WRCLA select projects for its Cedar Book series? Why do so many architects specify nature’s most versatile building material? What’s in store for sustainable design? All these questions and more are answered in this exclusive Archello interview.

Cedar Book 9 ThumbnailAs part of its ongoing spotlight series on materials, the internationally acclaimed design blog talks to Cedar Book author Sarah Rowland about wood design innovation and the role that Real Cedar plays in the beautification of this movement.

“Whether it’s a clear or knotty grade, cedar provides texture, warmth and beautiful contrast to other materials such as stucco, glass, metal etc.” explains Rowland to Archello editor-in-chief, Tom Kolnaar. “And for environmentally minded architects, choosing woods such as Western Red Cedar means leaving the smallest carbon footprint of any other building material.”

In addition to a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into the making of Cedar Books, Archello posted stunning image galleries of each project featured in the book. And trust us – it’s a collection guaranteed to inspire.

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