For the last 20 years, the current Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Detail has been involved in the communication of architecture. After graduating from the University of Karlsruhe with a degree in architecture in 2000, he completed a traineeship at the architecture magazine AIT, where he worked as an editor and as director of corporate publishing. Jakob Schoof joined Detail in 2009, where he has been responsible for the Detail Green series of magazines and books on sustainable building, as well as for structure, a magazine on structural design.
Picture: Jakob Schoof
A groundbreaking project in wood construction
El Jardín Anatole in Mexico City by Dellekamp/Schleich
This five-storey office and commercial building is Mexico‘s first wooden construction of this size. The architects have consistently left exposed its supporting structure of laminated timber.
152 tonnes of repurposed waste
360 Degrees Residential Towers in Amsterdam by Studioninedots
Faced in brick made of construction waste, the twin towers offering 110 apartments in the Buiksloterham district of Amsterdam make a widely visible case for circularity.
100 % timberwork
Refuge Lodges in Norway by Rintala Eggertsson and Studio NN
On the lighthouse island of Kalsholmen off the Norwegian coast, the refuge lodges and accompanying sauna designed by Rintala Eggertsson and Studio NN are solely built of wood.
Housing project by a self-build cooperative
De Warren in Amsterdam by Natrufied Architecture
At the De Warren newbuild by a housing cooperative on the outskirts of Amsterdam, 36 affordable rental apartments and about 800 m² of communal space are hidden behind the facades of reclaimed wood.