Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Rediscovering Wood: The Key to a Sustainable Future

International Conference on the Art and Joy of Wood 
19. - 22. October 2011,  Bangalore, India

Theme 2 - Stories portraying the winds of change

Building for a better world: how timber architecture can make a difference

Dr Tusnovics is a co-founder of “Space Matters Architecture and Urbanism”, an architecture practice in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was previously Head of the degree course on Timber Construction and Design at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and he continues to lecture and consult on architecture in Austria, Germany and Italy. At Salzburg, he developed a project-based interdisciplinary curriculum focussing on sustainable architecture as well as innovative timber constructions and designs. He has continued this work in his current practice, which focuses on developing and implementing community-based building projects for low-income communities in South Africa.

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