Books

Atelierjones
works

  Mass Timber   A comprehensive overview of the  atelierjones'  design and research work in Mass Timber, from 2011-2017, by Susan Jones, including built works, planning projects, technical and code research, academic design studio research and design at the University of Washington, and a call to action to engage our sustainable forestry community to deepen our commitment to forest health, forest carbon sequestration, as well as lower carbon construction alternatives. Publication forthcoming:  December 2017,  ORO Editions. 

Mass Timber

A comprehensive overview of the atelierjones' design and research work in Mass Timber, from 2011-2017, by Susan Jones, including built works, planning projects, technical and code research, academic design studio research and design at the University of Washington, and a call to action to engage our sustainable forestry community to deepen our commitment to forest health, forest carbon sequestration, as well as lower carbon construction alternatives. Publication forthcoming:  December 2017, ORO Editions. 

 
  CLT Investigations   Emergence of new building technologies and their ability to shape new experiences of space, light and materiality was a hallmark of early modernism. With the appearance of Cross Laminated Timber in central Europe in the mid-1990’s, the opportunity arose again to reconceive spatial and tectonic experiences. Much like the classic kern-form and kunst-form dialectic that Botticher and later Frampton conceptualized, the clunky, crude 8’ x 40’ x 4” pine panel can be transformed into highly evocative experiences of space and light. Additionally, Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) arose as an ecological response and is now being proposed as an alternative to more carbon intensive materials of concrete and steel. Its use promotes timber as a viable building material that if grown, managed, and harvested responsibly, can continue to elevate the region of Cascadia as an innovative culture of highly sustainable strategies. Presented here are two CLT projects in the Seattle metropolitan region designed by atelierjones.

CLT Investigations

Emergence of new building technologies and their ability to shape new experiences of space, light and materiality was a hallmark of early modernism. With the appearance of Cross Laminated Timber in central Europe in the mid-1990’s, the opportunity arose again to reconceive spatial and tectonic experiences. Much like the classic kern-form and kunst-form dialectic that Botticher and later Frampton conceptualized, the clunky, crude 8’ x 40’ x 4” pine panel can be transformed into highly evocative experiences of space and light. Additionally, Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) arose as an ecological response and is now being proposed as an alternative to more carbon intensive materials of concrete and steel. Its use promotes timber as a viable building material that if grown, managed, and harvested responsibly, can continue to elevate the region of Cascadia as an innovative culture of highly sustainable strategies. Presented here are two CLT projects in the Seattle metropolitan region designed by atelierjones.

 
 

University
design studios

  CLT | Material Culture   Graduate level studio through the University of Washington   Please follow this link to view CLT | material culture.

CLT | Material Culture

Graduate level studio through the University of Washington

Please follow this link to view CLT | material culture.

 
  Sri Lanka |   Material Culture    Please follow this link to view Sri Lanka | Material Culture.   Graduate level studio through the University of Oregon

Sri Lanka | Material Culture

Please follow this link to view Sri Lanka | Material Culture.

Graduate level studio through the University of Oregon