• 100 Contemporary Architects
    100 Contemporary Architects
    ISBN: 9783836549486
    Title: 100 Contemporary Architects

    Keeping up with the fast-paced world of architecture. The indispensable compendium of the most cutting-edge architects around. This two-volume compilation brings together highlights from TASCHEN's groundbreaking title. Building a New Millennium and the first four volumes of our renowned Architecture Now! books for a comprehensive study of architecture around the world at the dawn of the 21st century. Up-and-coming architects-tomorrow's superstars-are featured alongside the field's most respected practitioners, such as Santiago, Calatrava, Herzog & de Meuron, Koolhaas/OMA, Daniel Libeskind, Richard Meie, Oscar Niemeyer, and Jean Nouvel.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
  • 100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings
    100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings
    ISBN: 9783836547673
    Title: 100 Contemporary Concrete Buildings

    Anchored in the Earth: The charm of concrete architecture today

    Concrete? That characterless stuff of parking lots or Communist tower blocks, right? Well, yes. And no. Concrete is actually a name applied to a remarkably wide range of building substances, and, when properly handled, is one of the noble materials of contemporary architecture. A kind of "liquid stone" at the outset, it is malleable, durable, and capable of prodigious feats of engineering.

    This two-volume book highlights the best work done in concrete of recent years. It includes such stars as Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron, and Steven Holl, but also surprising new architects like the Russians SPEECH, and rising stars of the international scene like Rudy Ricciotti from France, as well as artists such as James Turrell, who turned the famous concrete spiral of Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim in New York into the setting of one of his most remarkable pieces.

    Text in English, French, and German

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $105.00
  • 100 Contemporary Green Buildings
    100 Contemporary Green Buildings
    ISBN: 9783836522205
    Title: 100 Contemporary Green Buildings

    The most exciting new buildings today are almost all environmentally aware, sustainable, and conceived to consume less energy than ever before. Discover the best examples of green projects from the Architecture Now series in this handy Bibliotheca Universalis edition.

    Celebrated architects like Frank Gehry and Norman Foster are presented alongside young up-and-coming creators from all over the world. Filled with plans, renderings of proposed projects, and stunning architectural photography, this is nothing short of an encyclopedia of eco-design.

    From a water treatment facility to an art museum, luxurious holiday homes to commercial structures, these buildings all make a bold environmental statement. Being "green" means being aware of the responsibility in the construction and use of modern buildings; some solutions are as old as the history of architecture, while others are born of cutting-edge technologies. Explore these approaches and many more in this groundbreaking collection showcasing 100 of the world's most innovative eco-friendly buildings.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $42.00
  • 100 Contemporary Houses T25
    100 Contemporary Houses T25
    ISBN: 9783836523301
    Title: 100 Contemporary Houses T25

    Format: Slipcased
    Price: $100.00
  • 100 Contemporary Wood Buildings
    100 Contemporary Wood Buildings
    ISBN: 9783836561563
    Title: 100 Contemporary Wood Buildings

    Timberland: The wooden structures of the 21st century Not so very long ago, some might have considered wood a material of the past, long since replaced by more modern components such as concrete and steel. The truth is radically different. Bolstered by new manufacturing techniques and ecological benefits, wood has seen a fabulous resurgence in contemporary construction.

    This double-volume survey explores how architects around the world have created and invented with this elementary material. Featuring follies, very large buildings, and ambitious urban renewal schemes, it celebrates the diverse deployment of wood from architects in China, Chile, and everywhere in between. We see how wood can at once transform urban spaces, as in the Metropol Parasol in Seville by J rgen Mayer H, and allow for sensitive interventions in natural environments, as at the Finnish Forest Research Institute by SARC Architects, or the Termas Geom tricas Hot Springs Complex by Germ n del Sol.

    True to all TASCHEN architecture tomes, the book pays tribute to many emerging international talents, as well as to such renowned figures as Tadao Ando to Renzo Piano. It celebrates each of these architect's vision and innovation, as well as investigating the techniques, trends, and principles that have informed their work with wood. It examines the computer guided milling that has allowed for novel new forms, the responsible harvesting that allows wood to align with our environmental concerns, and, above all, wood's enduring appeal to our senses and our psyche, comforting hectic modern lives with a sense of Arcadian beauty and simplicity. Text in English, French, and German

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $40.00
  • 100 Houses
    100 Houses
    ISBN: 9781864708431
    Title: 100 Houses
    Author: ANON

    Unparalleled variety in style and type: traditional and modern, and everything in between; grand villas and homes with small footprints; posh seaside or rural escapes, resplendent and remote cabins; urban townhouses and dream dwellings- Coverage of projects ranges across most continents, from alpine regions in Scandinavia and Europe to vast rocky outcrops and plains across North and South America; from vibrant New York City neighborhoods to relaxed Australian bushland settings; from dramatic Mediterranean cliff-top backdrops to calm French forest settings, and so much moreThese days, the architect and designer are both tasked with the challenge of designing the ‘perfect’ new home, be it traditional or modern in style, and everything in between. This grand edition pulls together an exceedingly diverse collection of 100 of the best contemporary houses from across the globe, each showcasing new and recent cutting-edge residential designs by some of the world’s leading architects and designers. Following Images Publishing’s incredibly successful 100 of the World’s Best Houses series, this splendid volume features hundreds of stunning full-color photographs that help underline the sensitivity of today’s design practitioners to the natural environment, as well as the care and attention paid to stunning interior design and comfortable, practical everyday living. Each project illustrates how architects and designers showcase their authentic individual expression but work tirelessly to adapt their signature styles to accommodate the challenges posed by local topography and variations in climate, along with a sharp focus on optimum strategies for sustainable living. A touchstone for those looking to understand contemporary architectural trends across the world, 100 Houses rounds up a superb and unique collection that is at once exceptional, inspiring, and informative.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $75.00
  • 100 Interiors Around The World
    100 Interiors Around The World
    ISBN: 9783836557269
    Title: 100 Interiors Around The World

    Living well: The ultimate sourcebook for stylish interiors Making stops in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, this edition rounds up some of today's most exceptional and inspiring interiors across six continents. From rustic minimalism to urbane eclecticism, the selection celebrates a global spectrum of styles, united by authenticity, a love of detail, and a zest for individual expression that will never go out of fashion.

    Includes interiors in Argentina, Brasil, China, Cuba, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Morocco, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the UK, the USA, and many more countries.

    With pictures by leading interior photographers including: Xavier B jot, Pieter Estersohn, Marina Faust, Reto Guntli, Fran ois Halard, HieplerBrunier, Ditte Isager, Nikolas Koenig, Ricardo Labougle, Eric Laignel, ke Lindman, Thomas Loof, Jason Schmidt, Mark Seelen, Ren Stoeltie, Tim Street-Porter, Vincent Thibert, Simon Upton, Paul Warchol. About the Series:
    Bibliotheca Universalis -- Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price
    Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing. Bibliotheca Universalis brings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.
    Bookworm's delight -- never bore, always excite Text in English, French, and German

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $38.00
  • 1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die
    1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die
    ISBN: 9781760525347
    Title: 1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die

    With a foreword by Peter St John.

    1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die is a visual testament to the world's greatest achievements in architecture. Beginning with the marvels of the ancient world and continuing with the masterpieces of our present day, this book details the historical and geographic considerations that influenced the design, with stunning photographs illustrating the technical ingenuity and aesthetic brilliance of architects past and present.

    Comprehensive yet concise, each article includes essential information about the featured structure: who designed it, who commissioned it, key dates in its construction and more. From B
    yzantine and Gothic wonders, through the incredible wealth of the Renaissance and Baroque, and on to the marvels of the twentieth century, this book also culminates with the achievements of the past decade, such as Renzo Piano's towering Shard London Bridge and the billowing glass sails of Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris.

    Featuring extra material including the world's finest and most important public and residential buildings from palaces, museums and ground-breaking new residences to unique or unusual structures, such as the ancient Pueblo cliff dwellings and rustic southern Italian trulli.

    1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die is the complete yet accessible guide to the architectural masterpieces of the world - a compendium of familiar landmarks and undiscovered gems that will inform and delight everyone with an interest in architecture.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $45.00
  • 150 Best New Eco Home Ideas
    150 Best New Eco Home Ideas
    ISBN: 9780062569097
    Title: 150 Best New Eco Home Ideas

    Discover the latest in sustainable architecture and environmentally friendly home design in this outstanding volume in the popular 150 Best series, which features nearly 500 pages of full-color photographs and dozens of inventive and decorative profiles.

    Architects, designers, and homeowners today looking for comfortable, beautiful dwellings with a minimal carbon footprint will find a cornucopia of ideas in this handsome compendium. A fabulous review of the most forward-thinking eco-friendly house designs being created today, 150 Best New Eco Home Ideas showcases the work of internationally renowned architects and designers who have achieved practical, innovative, and stunning solutions around the globe.

    From solar paneling and wind energy systems to environmentally-friendly heating and cooling solutions and thermal glazing to trombe walls, 150 Best New Eco Home Ideas covers the latest trends and breakthroughs in eco homes. Inspiring and inventive, this lush sourcebook is essential for architects, designers, interior decorators, and all conscientious homeowners interested in creating warm and inviting homes with only a fraction of the environmental impact of those using conventional methods.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $55.00
  • 150 Best Tiny Home Ideas
    150 Best Tiny Home Ideas
    ISBN: 9780062444660
    Title: 150 Best Tiny Home Ideas

    The latest volume in the 150 Best series, 150 Best Tiny Home Ideas showcases a wide selection of urban and rural homes from around the world that exemplify tiny home living.

    Filled with detailed, full-color photographs, comprehensive layout illustrations, and informative descriptions, this useful guidebook responds to the space limitations of contemporary environments and highlights the newest innovations in efficient and successful small-space design. In recent years, tiny homes have not only become hugely popular because of their creative use of space but also necessary to deal with increasingly crowded living conditions. In this lush volume, you ll discover the most current and effective trends in tiny home design that work to enhance the comfort and practicality of the home without sacrificing the design.

    Featuring 150 homes designed by world-renowned architects and designers, 150 Best Tiny Home Ideas is the must-have resource for those interested in the construction and design of small-space living."

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $55.00

  • 150 Best Tiny Space Ideas
    150 Best Tiny Space Ideas
    ISBN: 9780062909220
    Title: 150 Best Tiny Space Ideas

    Discover the latest innovations in tiny space design in this lush compendium in the 150 Best series, showcasing 150 full-color profiles.

    As the price of large residences have become increasingly out of reach for many people, aspiring home owners have begun to think smaller. 150 Best Tiny Space Ideas is an exciting overview of the smallest living space designs-- architectural and decorating trends that combine to make dwellings under 450 square feet feel welcoming and expansive. All the projects featured in this handsome reference were created by internationally renowned architects and designers who have achieved practical, innovative, and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and tastes of their clients.

    Encompassing current trends in small space design, this latest volume in the highly successful 150 Best offers the work of international visionaries who have created and transformed a range of accommodations, from a micro-apartment in Taipei City to a silo in Phoenix to an island shack in British Columbia.

    Filled with black-and-white and four-color photos throughout, 150 Best Tiny Space Ideas is an inspirational resource for designers, interior decorators, and architects, as well homeowners interested in creating warm and truly livable homes regardless of space limitations.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $60.00
  • Absolutely Beautiful Things: A Bright & Colourful Life
    Absolutely Beautiful Things: A Bright & Colourful Life
    ISBN: 9781921383946
    Title: Absolutely Beautiful Things: A Bright & Colourful Life
    Author: SPIRO ANNA

    In Absolutely Beautiful Things, successful designer Anna Spiro shows you how to create an interior that's just right for you. To her, it's all about the mix, not the match, and, with her help, you'll find beauty in unexpected places. She'll give you the confidence to put together a layered and very individual home using elements you love, and make you see your old belongings in a new light.As well as lavish photographs of rooms Anna has created, she shares many of her secrets from a life in decorating, gives practical details on how to work with pattern and colour, and provides a room-by-room guide to furniture choice. 'I always endeavour to create happy, interesting, layered and uplifting spaces. That means mixing everything: colour and pattern, old and new, square and round, quirky and conservative. It's the imperfections and surprises that make a space interesting'. &

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $60.00
  • Anatomy of Sheds: New Buildings from an Old Tradition
    Anatomy of Sheds: New Buildings from an Old Tradition
    ISBN: 9781910904367
    Title: Anatomy of Sheds: New Buildings from an Old Tradition

    Super-cool spaces to relax, work, chill out, or escape.

    Over 50 real examples from around the world-some simple and modest and some extravagant-inspire and instruct the reader on how to create their own special space. The owners themselves describe how they have created their own hideaways, and author Jane Field-Lewis provides insightful style notes and comments based on her conversations with owners, architects, and designers. For the interiors, recycled, vintage and precious items are mixed with new, functional and practical ones. Learn how to create your own shed, and then how to make it stylish as well as useful.

    Homes are located in San Francisco, Nashville, Seattle, Nova Scotia, and Alberta, among other locales on three continents.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $55.00
  • Ando - Complete Works 1975-Today
    Ando - Complete Works 1975-Today
    ISBN: 9783836577120
    Title: Ando - Complete Works 1975-Today

    Discover the completely unique aesthetic of Tadao Ando, the only architect ever to have won the discipline's four most prestigious prizes: the Pritzker, Carlsberg, Praemium Imperiale, and Kyoto Prize.

    Philippe Starck defines him as a "mystic in a country which is no longer mystic." Philip Drew calls his buildings "land art" as they "struggle to emerge from the earth." His designs have been described as haiku crafted from concrete, water, light, and space. But to Ando, true architecture is not expressed in metaphysics or beauty, but rather through space that embodies physical wisdom.

    This thoroughly updated edition spans the breadth of his entire career, including such stunning new projects as the Shanghai Poly Theater and the Clark Center at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Each project is profiled through photographs and architectural drawings to explore Ando's unprecedented use of concrete, wood, water, light, space, and natural forms. Based on the massive XXL monograph, this edition brings the architect's definitive career overview to an accessible format.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $130.00
  • Antoni Gaudi: Ornament, Fire & Ashes
    Antoni Gaudi: Ornament, Fire & Ashes
    ISBN: 9788493923167
    Title: Antoni Gaudi: Ornament, Fire & Ashes

    Juan Jose Lahuerta s "Columns of Smoke" series offers bold new readings of modernity and its key figures while redefining the connections between architecture, ornamentation, and the portrayal of both in print media. The third volume focuses on the Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi (1852 1926), whose spectacular fin-de-siecle bohemian modernism stood in revolutionary contrast to the leading approaches of the day.
    With the rise of Le Corbusier s modern style of architecture in the early twentieth century, architects who favored ornamentation and a strong bond with nature, like Gaudi, were relegated to the sidelines. Lahuerta draws on first-hand documents, many previously unpublished, to show that Gaudi, far from being the isolated eccentric seen in other accounts, was keenly aware of the major theories and works of his time and cleverly used industrial processes to produce ornamental details that appear today to be almost handmade. Equally impressive was Gaudi s ability to capitalize on his fame once in the public eye, as both the architect and his buildings appeared in illustrations in the popular press. His influence on avant-garde artists like Salvador Dali, who admired the edible appearance of Gaudi s Casa Mila in Barcelona, and Pablo Picasso, who was fascinated by the eroticism of the Casa Batllo, attests to the architect s impact far beyond his field.
    Richly illustrated with rare images from a variety of sources, this highly visual take on Gaudi is also a spirited commentary on the roots of modernism more generally. Entertaining and perceptive, "Antoni Gaudi" challenges us to reconsider what we thought we knew about this pioneering architect and his distinctive work.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $74.00
  • Arch the Twentieth-century Movements
    Arch the Twentieth-century Movements
    ISBN: 9788857204734
    Title: Arch the Twentieth-century Movements

    The leading movements, major figures, works, and ideas that shaped the architecture of the twentieth century and the first decade of the new millennium, one of the richest and most complex periods in human history. This volume offers a 360-degree review of the architectural developments of the twentieth century, tracing the best-known groups and movements that played a significant role in the rise and evolution of modern trends in the discipline. A comprehensive study and research tool, this book is divided into chapters devoted to each individual movement, with a selection of critical essays and numerous photographs of the most important works and projects. Lastly, a brief thematic bibliography and other research tools make Arch. an indispensable instrument for students of architecture, design, and engineering, as well as anyone with a passion for the subject.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $50.00
  • Architects at Home
    Architects at Home
    ISBN: 9781864708134
    Title: Architects at Home
    Author: MUTLOW JOHN V

    - Features the homes of a range of leading architects from around the world, including the United States, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, and Europe- Explores the interior design techniques, art and decorative pieces, furnishings, materials, and technology incorporated into the homes of those who know the most about them- Collects together more than 40 works, beautifully presented with rich and glorious color photography throughoutThis stunning book takes you on a thrilling tour through the fascinating, eclectic and stylish abodes of some of the world's best-known architects. Not only do these pages offer a rare glimpse into each architect's personal, private environment, but each uniquely designed project provides insight into how each architect marries trends with their own personal philosophy, and how they inject interior design flair into their own contemporary domain. Combining rich photography and spectacular imagery with an incisive summary by a leading architecture specialist, Architects at Home provides a rich source for those keen to delve into the design aesthetics, concepts and innovations of prominent architects from around the globe.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $60.00
  • Architect's Home
    Architect's Home
    ISBN: 9783836544870
    Title: Architect's Home

    The houses architects design for themselves
    The greatest challenge in designing homes is negotiating the delicate balance between aesthetics and the personal desires of the occupants. While it's important for the structure to reflect the vision and style of the architect, the client must ultimately feel at home beneath the roof. It is particularly interesting, therefore, to examine the homes that architects create for themselves. If houses reflect their owners' personalities, then architects' own homes are like autobiographies. Location, layout, style, lighting, artwork, furnishings-every detail adds color to the story. Each of these dwellings, presented A-Z by architect, speaks more about its designer than any other building possibly could.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $80.00
  • Architects on Architects
    Architects on Architects
    ISBN: 9783777433080
    Title: Architects on Architects

    Architects on Architects is a collection of essays and interviews rooted in one fascinating premise: What do the architects of today have to say about their predecessors?

    Based on a series of lectures organized by the Department of Architecture at the Technical University of Munich, this volume explores how architects from previous generations have influenced present-day professionals in the field. The essays touch on the relevance of historical concepts as they have been transmitted across generations and the ways in which today's architects have used--and at times reshaped--those concepts to suit contemporary needs. The stimulating discussions involve, among others, Arno Lederer on Sigurd Lewerentz, Hans Kollhoff on Oswald Mathias Ungers, Tom Emerson on Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Mario Botta on Louis I. Kahn and Carlo Scarpa, and Donatella Fioretti on Walter Gropius and L szl Maholy-Nagy.

    More than a celebration of the past and the outstanding architects of today, Architects on Architects asks us to take a fresh look at the culture of the discipline and the transfer of ideas that has shaped that culture across time and space.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $55.00
  • Architects' Houses: Twenty Australian Homes
    Architects' Houses: Twenty Australian Homes
    ISBN: 9781743360538
    Title: Architects' Houses: Twenty Australian Homes

    Architects' Houses offers an insight into how contemporary architects live in the homes they have designed specifically for themselves and their family: from warehouses to apartments, from an entirely new build to a substantial renovation. In the absence of a 'client' and a formal brief, architects can be truly adventurous, exploring groundbreaking, unconventional ideas and materials in designing their own houses. In this lavishly photographed book, Crafti looks at the fascinating details of the process involved, as much as the end result. What were the challenges, the hardships and the problems faced? Did ideas have to be modified to suit the budget? Were there compromises along the way? What discoveries were made? Architects' Houses also explores the things that didn't quite go to plan. Their insights and journeys will appeal to those looking for fresh ideas that go beyond the traditional offerings by architects.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $100.00
  • Architectural Digest At 100 A Century of Style
    Architectural Digest At 100 A Century of Style
    ISBN: 9781419733338
    Title: Architectural Digest At 100 A Century of Style

    A rich visual history of Architectural Digest, published for the magazine's 100th anniversaryArchitectural Digest at 100 celebrates the best from the pages of the international design authority. The editors have delved into the archives and culled years of rich material covering a range of subjects. Ranging freely between present and past, the book features the personal spaces of dozens of private celebrities like Barack and Michelle Obama, David Bowie, Truman Capote, David Hockney, Michael Kors, and Diana Vreeland, and includes the work of top designers and architects like Frank Gehry, David Hicks, India Mahdavi, Peter Marino, John Fowler, Renzo Mongiardino, Oscar Niemeyer, Axel Vervoordt, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Elsie de Wolfe. Also included are stunning images from the magazine's history by photographers such as Bill Cunningham, Horst P. Horst, Simon Upton, Francois Dischinger, Francois Halard, Julius Shulman, and Oberto Gili.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $165.00
  • Architecture China Architects' Offices
    Architecture China Architects' Offices
    ISBN: 9781864708714
    Title: Architecture China Architects' Offices

    -While architects' offices are spaces where ideas are crafted, they're usually less reported. This volume offers an inside look at 14 outstanding Chinese architects' office and the desk of Pritzker Prize winner Wang Shu. The projects are accompanied by interviews with the architects to offer a better understanding of their work process and architectural ideas The office of an architect is perhaps a special project in one's oeuvre complete. One is no longer just an architect crafting idea to meet the requirements proposed by others, but now faces one's own desires, both as architect and as client: What are the spatial qualities that one needs? How to best stimulate ideas and inspirations? Considering it is the place where those ideas and inspiration are born, how could it be shaped by and speak for them? With essays, projects, and interviews, the 2019 spring volume of Architecture China, Architects' Offices, offers a look into the offices of 14 outstanding Chinese architects: Atelier FCJZ, ZAO/standardarchitecture, MAD Architects, OPEN Architecture, Atelier Deshaus, Vector Architects, Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, AZL Architects, Archi-Union Architects, Atelier AZ+, People's Architecture Office, ArchMixing, Original Design Studio and NATURALBUILD. Additionally, Pritzker Prize winner Wang Shu reveals his desk in the cover imagery.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $55.00
  • Architecture China: Building for a New Culture
    Architecture China: Building for a New Culture
    ISBN: 9781864708356
    Title: Architecture China: Building for a New Culture

    Architecture China is a journal focusing on the leading architectural design projects with regional characteristics in contemporary China. This 2018 Fall issue of Architecture China, focusing on how a new culture might be constructed through the action of building, showcases 15 newly-completed museums and galleries with certain characters from contemporary Chinese culture. The four essays by Li Xiangning, David Leatherbarrow, Sun Jiwei and Zhang Ziyue, and Jiang Jiawei respectively provide different viewpoints on the topic, and expose critical thinking on cultural events that relate to contemporary China. AUTHOR: Dr. Li Xiangning is Deputy Dean and Full Professor in History, Theory and Criticism at Tongji University College of Architecture and Urban Planning. He is a member of CICA (Comite International des Critiques d'Architecture), he has worked as curator for numerous exhibitions and has published widely on contemporary Chinese architecture and urbanism. He is Chief Editor of Architecture China and President of Architecture China Foundation. Furthermore, he has been working with international museums and institutes and he has been a jury member for many international awards and competitions. 176 colour images

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $55.00
  • Architecture in Minutes
    Architecture in Minutes
    ISBN: 9781784296032
    Title: Architecture in Minutes
    Author: HODGE SUSIE

    The fastest way to grasp the key concepts of architecture

    In this hyper-compact, fully illustrated guide to architecture, Susie Hodge outlines the history and theory of architecture from the earliest structures to the cutting-edge concepts of the present day. Along the way she profiles 200 key buildings, historic styles, architectural movements and celebrated architects from all around the world.

    Contents include the Greek orders, Roman engineering, Gothic architecture, the Renaissance, the Baroque, Revivalism, Art Nouveau, Modernism and Postmodernism, Futurism and Dynamic architecture along with architects like Inigo Jones, Christopher Wren, Gaudi, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier and Frank Gehry.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $25.00
  • Architecture in the 20th Century T25
    Architecture in the 20th Century T25
    ISBN: 9783836541183
    Title: Architecture in the 20th Century T25
    Author: GOSSEL PETER

    A century of great buildings and their creators.This is the be-all-end-all reference work for architecture in the 20th century. From Frank Lloyd Wright toAntoni Gaudi to Frank O. Gehry to Shigeru Ban and all the best stuff in between, it's all here. The chronologically organized chapters put it all into perspective, illustrated by hundreds of large-format photos as well as a plenitude of drawings and floor plans. The biographical appendix covers all of the century's greatest architects, including today's new talents.This edition brings our classic title up to date with more color photos, more architect biographies, and new insights on recent architectural trends and movements.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $80.00
  • Architecture Inside + Out
    Architecture Inside + Out
    ISBN: 9780500343371
    Title: Architecture Inside + Out

    From ancient palaces and glorious cathedrals, to futuristic homes and striking skyscrapers, architecture continues to play an important role in the development of history and culture. Architecture Inside + Out examines fifty of the world's most impressive buildings and uncovers their structural secrets through detailed illustrations, while clear and accessible text places each building in its context. By researching original plans, notes and drawings, this book reveals the expertise and original intentions behind these magnificent creations, simulating the experience of spending time with the architects themselves. However, a building truly comes alive once it is inhabited, and Architecture Inside + Out also looks beyond the bricks and mortar to explore the principal spaces within. Photographs of striking interiors enable readers to scrutinize the most awe-inspiring aspects of these structures. The reader will discover how ancient wonders, such as the Parthenon and Colosseum, were constructed; learn the colour-coding behind the exposed skeleton of the Centre Pompidou in Paris; understand the vision behind the Brutalist housing complex, Habitat 67, in Canada; and take a tour through the Capitol Building in Washington, the seat of the United States Congress.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $55.00
  • Architecture Now 6 ~
    Architecture Now 6 ~
    ISBN: 9783836501934
    Title: Architecture Now 6 ~

    This sixth installment of Architecture Now!, featuring buildings ranging in size from Terunobu Fujimori's tiny (6.07 square meters) Teahouse Tetsu to Norman Foster's gigantic Crystal Island project in Moscow (1.1 million square meters), provides an overview of what is happening right now in architecture, be it of traditional inspiration, or at the very edge of current thinking. What is the spirit of this moment, and how does architecture reflect the creativity as the first decade of the 21st century draws to a close? Architecture Now! 6 is THE reference for what is happening and what is to come. Easy-to-navigate illustrated AZ entries include current and recent projects, biographies, contact information, and web sites.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $100.00
  • Architecture Now 8
    Architecture Now 8
    ISBN: 9783836526814
    Title: Architecture Now 8

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $85.00
  • Architecture Now Landscapes
    Architecture Now Landscapes
    ISBN: 9783836532136
    Title: Architecture Now Landscapes

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $85.00
  • Architecture Now! 2015
    Architecture Now! 2015
    ISBN: 9783836552219
    Title: Architecture Now! 2015

    Into the future: A special anniversary edition of our go-to architectural digest From Frank O. Gehry s shining Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris to Zaha Hadid s curving Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, take a global tour throughthe architectural practice emerging today, and defining tomorrow. The best-selling series ofArchitecture Now celebrates its tenth edition with more than70 international projectsarranged in a neat new format.Withtabbed, thematic sectionsacrossResidential, Commercial and Public, Culture and Religion, Education and Research, and Leisurebuildings, the selection celebrates contemporary architecture inits innovation, eclecticism, andadaptation to our evolving world. It profiles the work not only of starchitects but also of rising talents such as Tatiana Bilbao (Mexico), Sou Fujimoto (Japan), or the young team from Chile, Pezo von Ellrichshausen. "

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $100.00
  • Architecture Now! 9
    Architecture Now! 9
    ISBN: 9783836538992
    Title: Architecture Now! 9

    Architecture Now! 9 includes works in Amsterdam or Inner Mongolia by architects as famous as Zaha Hadid and Jean Nouvel, or as little known to the general public as Carla Juaçaba from Brazil. Small ephemeral buildings like the BMW Guggenheim Lab by Atelier Bow-Wow are included, as well as houses, movie theatres, fashion boutiques, and even an Opera Village in Burkina Faso. Wine and dine with Pritkzer Prize winner Thom Mayne of Morphosis; climb to the top of the Orbit, symbol of the 2012 London Olympics by artist Anish Kapoor and engineer Cecil Balmond; travel "Beyond Infinity" in a virtual environment created in Shanghai by French designer and artist Serge Salat. This is architecure. Now.

    About the series: For anyone interested in the zeitgeist and building design in the 21st century, the& Architecture Now!& series is an essential work of reference. Easy-to-navigate illustrated A–Z entries include current and recent projects, biographies, contact information, and websites.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $60.00
  • Architecture Now! Eat Shop Drink
    Architecture Now! Eat Shop Drink
    ISBN: 9783836534406
    Title: Architecture Now! Eat Shop Drink

    Restaurants, bars, and shops around the globe today. Some of the most spectacular architectural designs of the moment have to do with our most basic needs: eating, drinking, and shopping. Restaurants, bars, and boutiques are the substance of this new book that puts an emphasis - ;like all volumes of the "Architecture Now" series - on the very latest and best creations. This is where you will find the likes of David Chipperfield and Peter Marino in the same book, where Jean Nouvel and BIG star Bjarke Ingels meet. But it is also the place to discover new talents like the designer of London's Late Night Chameleon Cafe, Gary Card, to see how the director David Lynch imagined the subterranean Paris nightclub Silencio, or what designer Tom Dixon conjured up for the Tazmania Ballroom in Hong Kong. From Kobe, Japan to Turku, Finland to Sao Paulo, Brazil,"Eat Shop Drink" rounds up the newest and brightest places to see and be seen.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $70.00
  • Architecture Now! Houses
    Architecture Now! Houses
    ISBN: 9783836535915
    Title: Architecture Now! Houses

    Tour the world's most exceptional recent homes
    The third installment in our popular Architecture Now! Houses series includes 60 of the most dramatic new residences around the world. See the extraordinary House Turtle designed by the artists Carsten Höller and Marcel Odenbach in Biriwa, Ghana; visit Tadao Ando's dramatic House in Monterrey, Mexico, or take off to see the Flight of Birds House in the Azores by Bernardo Rodrigues. Unrivalled by any magazine or website, this new book allows you to explore the most beautiful and spectacular houses, both inside and out. Open the door into these private worlds, designed by some of the most talented architects of the moment. As in all the Architecture Now! books, the houses are presented with photos and drawings, alongside the architects' project lists and addresses, for those who may be tempted to ask Shigeru Ban to design an 800-square-meter house on a cliff in Sri Lanka for them (Villa Vista). But even if the budget for such extravagance is lacking, curiosity will surely see you delving into Architecture Now! Houses 3.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $100.00
  • Architecture Now! Houses, Vol. 1
    Architecture Now! Houses, Vol. 1
    ISBN: 9783836543484
    Title: Architecture Now! Houses, Vol. 1

    New houses of elegance and distinction from around the world
    Beyond the fundamental notion of shelter,what defines a house? The broad-ranging selection ofextraordinary dwellingsin the Architecture Now! Houses series shows the concept to be infinitely malleable: one house seems to hover above the ground, another is embedded in it; some have stark minimal lines, others have tropical gardens; some are palatial, others monastic-all of them displaying remarkable structural and aesthetic mastery. Here is a connoisseur's choice of the world's most remarkable new houses.

    Architecture Now! Houses features architects and practices including:
    3LHD Architects, Ábalos & Herreros, Ricardo Bak Gordon, Shigeru Ban, Blank Studio, Gianni Botsford, Nancy Copley, Correia/Ragazzi Arquitectos, Durbach Block, Eastern Design Office, Fuhrimann & Hächler, Terunobu Fujimori, Sou Fujimoto Architects, Kotaro Ide, Carlos Jiménez, Jouin Manku, Kamayachi + Harigai, Mathias Klotz, Kengo Kuma, Leven Betts Studio, MOS, Mount Fuji Architects Studio, Plasma Studio, Antoine Predock, Laurent Savioz, Shim + Sutcliffe, Álvaro Siza Vieira, Philippe Stuebi, Zhang Lei, René van Zuuk and many others.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $30.00
  • Architecture Now! Wood Vol. 2
    Architecture Now! Wood Vol. 2
    ISBN: 9783836535939
    Title: Architecture Now! Wood Vol. 2

    Living material. Youll be amazed what wood can do As soon as the first men bravely moved out of their protective caves, they surely built protective structures out of wood. The ultimate renewable resource for architecture is thus the oldest, but also the most modern of materials. Thanks to computer-driven design and manufacturing techniques, wood can be cut and carved in the most astonishing new ways. Such innovative contributors to the work published in this volume as the German professor Achim Menges are showing the way to the creation of complex, almost living wood structures. Others like the young architects from WMR who are based in Santiago, Chile, show just how it is possible to build a dramatic two-story wood cabin overlooking the Pacific for just $ 30,000. Or imagine how an innovative polyurethane-coated wood canopy can cover and renew a whole area of the historic city of Seville (Metropol Parasol by Jürgen Mayer H.). Just as it can be simple and evocative, wood can be part of sophisticated structures like Snohettas Norwegian Wild Reindeer Pavilion, with its CNC-milled timber wall. Economical, ecological, and fundamentally warm, wood architecture is as contemporary as it gets.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $105.00
  • Architecture With & Without Le Corbusier
    Architecture With & Without Le Corbusier
    ISBN: 9789881512574
    Title: Architecture With & Without Le Corbusier

    Architecture With And Without Le Corbusier documents two architectural masterpieces: the Church at Firminy and The Miller House. The church is
    a late work by Le Corbusier that was left unfinished for 40 years. Jose Oubrerie, a protégé of the great master who had worked on the project from its inception, completed and built the canonical work, adapting it to current needs and standards while respecting the integrity of the original design. The Miller House, Oubrerie's own late masterpiece from the 90s, is a landmark in Lexington where the architect devotes his mature years to academic leadership at the University of Kentucky. It is firmly on its way to securing a permanent place in the modernist canon. The thorough documentation of the two buildings with an extensive collection of previously unpublished drawings, documents and photographs builds a precise and vivid testimony of Oubrerie's unique architectural trajectory with Le Corbusier's formidable legacy as a formative and creative influence. The two seminal works, presented side by side with commentary by George Renalli and Kenneth Frampton yield insight into the evolution and current resonance of modernist architecture in a story that spans two worlds and two distinguished careers. A collaboration between the City College of New York. Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture and Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $110.00
  • Architecture: Everything Architects Need to Know Every Day
    Architecture: Everything Architects Need to Know Every Day
    ISBN: 9781631593796
    Title: Architecture: Everything Architects Need to Know Every Day

    Most architectural standards references contain thousands of pages of details, overwhelmingly more than architects need to know to know on any given day. The updated and revised edition of Architecture Reference & Specification contains vital information that's essential to planning and executing architectural projects of all shapes and sizes, all in a format that is small enough to carry anywhere. It distills the data provided in standard architectural volumes and is an easy-to-use reference for the most indispensable--and most requested--types of architectural information.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $33.00
  • Art Deco Airports: Dream Designs of the 1920s & 1930s
    Art Deco Airports: Dream Designs of the 1920s & 1930s
    ISBN: 9781742577821
    Title: Art Deco Airports: Dream Designs of the 1920s & 1930s

    Art Deco Airports looks at the first airports of the world, specifically Airports of the 1920's and early 1930's. The book is illustrated in full color, with line drawings and photographs. With the 100 years of Commercial aviation occurring in 2019, Art Deco Airports marks that important anniversary. Focusing on airports in Great Britain, Europe, and the United States, all of which were heavily influenced by the art deco architecture of the era. These airport buildings were subject to enormous change as air transport became more popular and as aircraft technology meant entirely upgraded facilities. Many of these buildings were only in existence for sometimes 12 months before being either demolished or refurbished. Some of these fascinating buildings are also still in existence, albeit in a dilapidated state. The combination of these exotic and iconic buildings, fashion and associated aircrafts has never been captured in art before and will present an exciting and appealing aesthetic reminiscent of the art deco posters of that era. It is truly a lost world. A great gift for travel lovers and history buffs.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
  • Art of Japanese Architecture
    Art of Japanese Architecture
    ISBN: 9784805315040
    Title: Art of Japanese Architecture

    The Art of Japanese Architecture presents a complete overview of Japanese architecture in its historical and cultural context. The book begins with a discussion of early prehistoric dwellings and concludes with a description of works by important modern Japanese architects. Along the way it discusses the iconic buildings and architectural styles for which Japan is so justly famous--from elegant Shinden and Sukiya aristocratic villas like the Kinkakuji "Golden Pavilion" in Kyoto, to imposing Samurai castles like Himejiand Matsumoto, and tranquil Zen Buddhist gardens and tea houses to rural Minka thatched-roof farmhouses and Shinto shrines.

    Each period in the development of Japan's architecture is described in detail and the most important structures are shown and discussed--including dozens of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The aesthetic trends in each period are presented within the context of Japanese society at the time, providing a unique in-depth understanding of the way Japanese architectural styles and buildings have developed over time and the great variety that is visible today.

    The book is profusely illustrated with hundreds of hand-drawn 3D watercolor illustrations and color photos as well as prints, maps and diagrams. The new edition features dozens of new photographs and a handy hardcover format that is perfect for travelers.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $43.00
  • Art of the Airport: the World's Most Beautiful Terminals
    Art of the Airport: the World's Most Beautiful Terminals
    ISBN: 9780711238411
    Title: Art of the Airport: the World's Most Beautiful Terminals

    Three quarters of a million people are in a plane somewhere right now. Many millions travel by air each day. For most of us, the experience of being in an airport is to be endured rather than appreciated, with little thought for the quality of the architecture. No matter how hard even the world's best architects have tried, it is difficult to make a beautiful airport.

    And yet such places do exist. Cathedrals of the jet age that offer something of the transcendence of flight even in an era of mass travel and budget fares. Here are twenty-one of the most beautiful airports in the world.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $55.00

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