Cabin FeverMost popular
Enchanting Cabins, Shacks, and Hideaways
Cabins are booming. Escape the city and discover a range of stylish and otherworldly sanctuaries in remote surroundings.
Hardcover: 272 pages / English / 240 x 300 mm
The Creative Industry’s Guide To Materials And Technologies
The creative industry’s guide to materials and technologies, written in a style that conveys a wealth of information in a language that’s easy to understand.
Softcover: 380 pages / English / 200 x 295 mm
Tomorrow’s TimberMost popular
Towards the next building revolution
Abundantly illustrated, Tomorrow’s Timber covers topics based on the latest scientific insights and statistics. Also included are inspiring case studies from all over the world, which show that the mass timber revolution has already begun.
Paperback: 192 pages / English / 160 x 240 mm
Bio DesignMost popular
Nature • Science • Creativity
The first book to address the thrilling new developments in the field of biological design
Paperback: 304 pages / English / 255 x 210 mm
Material RevolutionMost popular
Sustainable and Multi-Purpose Materials for Design and Architecture
Material Revolution bridges the gap between research and industry on the one hand and designers and architects on the other by offering a systematic overview of the currently available sustainable materials
Hardback: 208 pages / English / 230 x 285 mm
Out of the WoodsMost popular
Architecture and Interiors Built from Wood
Inventive new ways of building using nature’s oldest and most adaptive material.
Hardcover: 288 pages / English / 240 x 300 mm
Radical MatterMost popular
Rethinking Materials for a Sustainable Future
Rejecting old assumptions and revitalizing the principles of sustainable production, Radical Matter reimagines material and process to provide the manifesto for a revolution in material innovation
Paperback: 256 pages / English / 210 x 255 mm
Building from WasteMost popular
Recovered Materials in Architecture and Construction
Building from Waste introduces an inventory of current projects and building elements, ranging from marketed products to advanced research and development like newspaper, wood or jeans denim used as isolating fibres.
Hardback: 200 pages / English / 225 x 287 mm
Biomimetics for DesignersMost popular
Applying Nature’s Processes & Materials in the Real World
Targeted at design professionals and students, this book on the exciting field of biomimetics shows concrete examples of nature’s most fascinating processes and their applications in the real world
Paperback: 240 pages / English / 210 x 255 mm
Cultivated Building MaterialsMost popular
Industrialized Natural Resources for Architecture and Construction
This book presents innovative industrialized production methods for cultivated building materials, like cement grown by bacteria, bricks made of mushroom mycelium, or bamboo fibers as reinforcement for concrete.
Hardback: 184 pages / English / 220 x 280 mm
De Houtbouw Revolutie€ 33,50
Op weg naar een circulaire toekomst
De Houtbouw Revolutie is de Nederlandse vertaling van Tomorrow’s Timber, de Engelstalige bestseller over de meest recente ontwikkelingen op het gebied van hout als innovatief en duurzaam bouwmateriaal.
Paperback: 192 pages / Dutch / 160 x 240 mm
MDU2022 Exhibition Catalogue€ 10,00
Go on a journey of discovery in the MaterialDistrict 2022 exhibition catalogue and browse through the themes, the interviews and of course the exhibitors and materials!
This is your chance to own one of the last exhibition catalogues from our archives.
148 pages / English
Booming Bamboo€ 25,00
The first book of its kind, Booming Bamboo, written by Dr Pablo van der Lugt and published by MaterialDistrict (formerly known as Materia), explores the applications for this material, in architecture and design, but also in a multitude of other modern applications.
Paperback: 208 pages / English / 160 x 240 mm
One Artist, One Material€ 29,00
One Artist, One Material: Fifty-five makers on their medium
Divided into six chapters, fifty-five artists talk about their material of choice. Includes the use of any kind of material; from glass and water to dead animals.
Softcover: 348 pages / English / 200 x 265 mm
CMF Design€ 33,00
CMF Design – The Fundamental Principles of Colour, Material and Finish Design
In this first book about the rather young discipline, the author consolidated its key principles, so that they can be consulted, referenced and utilised by both design students and professionals.
Softcover: 208 pages / English / 170 x 240 mm
Where We Work€ 49,00
Where We Work: Design Lessons from the Modern Office
As we think about the future of the office in a post-pandemic world, this book provides an indispensable reference tool.
Hardcover: 320 pages / English / 200 x 265 mm
Goods 2€ 59,00
Goods 2 – Interior Products from Sketch to Use
Instead of just filling a book with new products, Goods 2 takes design publishing a step further; 46 iconic design products are analysed and featured from conceptual design sketch to realisation.
Hardcover: 392 pages / English / 220 x 280 mm