The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture

The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture
  • Author : Phaidon Press
  • Publisher : Phaidon Incorporated Limited
  • Pages : 437
  • Relase : 2005-06
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822034200634

The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture Book Review:

A condensed version of the information contained in the ground breaking Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture, this travel edition is pocket sized and portable, ideal for the holiday or business traveller. Organized geographically and illustrated with global, regional and sub-regional maps, locating each building, plus twenty seven city orientations, the book contains 1,052 buildings, each of which is illustrated with a single image, and is accompanied by a brief description as well as the address and telephone number

20th-Century World Architecture

20th-Century World Architecture
  • Author : Editors of Phaidon
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Pages : 832
  • Relase : 2012-10-08
  • ISBN : 0714857068

20th-Century World Architecture Book Review:

The Phaidon Atlas of 20th Century World Architecture portrays, for the first time in one volume, an overview of the finest built architecture from around the world completed between 1900 and 1999. The unprecedented global scope of this collection of over 750 key buildings juxtaposes architectural icons with regional masterpieces. Divided into six world regions, the collection is the result of a rigorous selection process and the input of more than 150 specialists from around the world. Each building is fully illustrated and described by a short text. In addition, a mass of useful information is provided. This includes details of architects' practices and extensive indexes. Comprehensive world data illustrates the changing economic and political contexts of architectural production throughout the century.

Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture

Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture
  • Author : Editors of Phaidon Press
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Pages : 812
  • Relase : 2008-10-29
  • ISBN : 0714848743

Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture Book Review:

Contains, in a single volume, over 1,000 of the most outstanding works of architecture built since 2000. Features the work of internationally acclaimed architects alongside that of the next generation of emerging architectural stars, and those unknown outside their own countries.

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture
  • Author : Phaidon Editors
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Pages : 568
  • Relase : 2020-10-21
  • ISBN : 1838661905

Atlas of Brutalist Architecture Book Review:

A landmark survey of one of architecture's most controversial yet popular styles -- in a great, new, classic edition The Brutalist aesthetic is enjoying a renaissance -- and this book documents Brutalism as never before. In the most wide-ranging investigation ever undertaken into one of architecture's most powerful movements, more than 850 Brutalist buildings -- existing and demolished, classic and contemporary -- are organized geographically into nine continental regions. Much-loved masterpieces in the UK and USA sit alongside lesser-known examples in Europe, Asia, Australia, and beyond -- 102 countries in all, proving that Brutalism was, and continues to be, a truly international architectural phenomenon.

Encyclopedia of Detail in Contemporary Residential Architect

Encyclopedia of Detail in Contemporary Residential Architect
  • Author : Virginia McLeod
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Pages : 352
  • Relase : 2010-09-01
  • ISBN : 1856696928

Encyclopedia of Detail in Contemporary Residential Architect Book Review:

This is a comprehensive sourcebook, containing newly commissioned scale drawings of every type of architectural detailtaken from 100 of the best contemporary houses. Over 700 detailed drawings of walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, and staircases feature keys explaining construction techniques and materials used. Each drawing is cross referenced to other details from the same building. This is an invaluable reference for all architects, showing the best examples of residential detailing from around the world. A bonus DVD includes all of the drawings featured in the book.

Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture

Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture
  • Author : Virginia McLeod
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Pages : 240
  • Relase : 2012-09-19
  • ISBN : 1780670249

Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture Book Review:

Detail in Contemporary Residential Architecture provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in the development of contemporary residential architecture. Featuring many of the world's most highly acclaimed architects, the book presents more than 50 of the most recently completed and influential house designs. For each house there are color photographs, plans of every floor, sections and elevations as well as numerous consistently styled construction details. The book also features in-depth information for each project.

Detail in Contemporary Glass Architecture

Detail in Contemporary Glass Architecture
  • Author : Virginia McLeod
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Pages : 224
  • Relase : 2011-09-21
  • ISBN : 1856697401

Detail in Contemporary Glass Architecture Book Review:

Following the success of the earlier titles in this series, Detail in Contemporary Glass Architecture provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in modern glass architecture. Featuring the work of renowned architects from around the world, this book presents 50 of the most recently completed and influential glass designs for residential, public and commercial architecture. Each project is presented with colour photographs, site plans and sections and elevations, as well as numerous construction details. There is also a descriptive text, detailed captions and in-depth information for each project, including the location, client, architectural project team, main consultants and contractors. The projects are presented in clear and concise layouts over four pages. All of the drawings are styled in the same consistent way and presented at standard architectural scales to allow for easy comparison. There is also a CD-ROM which contains all the drawings as printed in the book, in both EPS and DWG (generic CAD) formats. In addition the book features an index of architects that includes the name, address and all contact details for each architect. Detail in Contemporary Glass Architecture is an excellent reference work for practising architects as well as architecture and design students.

Living in the Mountains

Living in the Mountains
  • Author : Phaidon Editors
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Pages : 256
  • Relase : 2020-09-16
  • ISBN : 1838660844

Living in the Mountains Book Review:

A breathtaking survey of contemporary homes, each with a deep connection to the landscapes and vistas of the mountains Whether snow-capped, rocky, or covered with verdant forest, the sublime wilderness of mountains has inspired humans for millennia. Offering respite from urban living and a profound connection to nature, mountain landscapes also present unique challenges that have resulted in innovative, resourceful, and beautiful residential architecture. Living in the Mountains is the definitive global tour, showcasing the finest examples of architect-designed homes, whether furnished with impressive views, offering protection from harsh environments, or simply reveling in their extraordinary altitude.

Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture

Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture
  • Author : Virginia McLeod
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Pages : 192
  • Relase : 2012-09-19
  • ISBN : 1780670230

Detail in Contemporary Landscape Architecture Book Review:

Featuring many of the world's most highly acclaimed landscape architects, this book presents 40 of the most recently completed and influential landscape designs. Each project is presented with color photographs, site plans and sections as well as numerous consistently styled construction details. Intended for architects, engineers and landscape architects, the book will also be invaluable for architecture, garden and landscape design students, for whom it will be a resource not only for understanding the work of the best contemporary landscape architects, but also as a tool for their own design work.

Destination Architecture

Destination Architecture
  • Author : Phaidon Editors
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Pages : 560
  • Relase : 2017-11-27
  • ISBN : 071487535X

Destination Architecture Book Review:

The definitive architecture travel guide that lets you visit 1,000 of today's most must-see contemporary buildings – whether at home or on the road Featuring 1,000 of today's most compelling buildings by the world's finest architects, Destination: Architecture is an unparalleled and comprehensive resource for anyone wanting to get more out of their travels. No journey, from a long weekend to a long-haul trip, would be complete without this expertly curated 'who's who' of the most exciting architecture in the world. Each building is illustrated with a single image and accompanied by a brief description, with addresses, websites, and opening details. It's the best way to find and enjoy contemporary built culture on every continent.

Detail in Contemporary Timber Architecture

Detail in Contemporary Timber Architecture
  • Author : Virginia McLeod
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Pages : 224
  • Relase : 2015-09-08
  • ISBN : 1780676557

Detail in Contemporary Timber Architecture Book Review:

Architectural detailing is what makes a design unique, and an architect outstanding. Detail in Contemporary Timber Architecture provides analysis of both the technical and the aesthetic importance of details in modern timber architecture. Featuring the work of renowned architects from around the world, this book presents 50 of the most recently completed and influential timber designs for both residential and commercial architecture. Each project is presented with color photographs, site plans and sections and elevations, as well as numerous construction details. There is also a descriptive text, detailed captions and in-depth information for each project, including the location, client, architectural project team, main consultants and contractors. The projects are presented in clear and concise layouts over four pages. All of the drawings are styled consistently and presented at standard architectural scales to allow for easy comparison. There is also a CD-ROM which contains all the drawings as printed in the book, in both EPS and DWG (generic CAD) formats. In addition the book features an index of architects that includes the name, address and all contact details for each architect included. Detail in Contemporary Timber Architecture is an excellent reference work for practising architects as well as architecture and design students.

Architizer

Architizer
  • Author : Architizer
  • Publisher : The Monacelli Press, LLC
  • Pages : 280
  • Relase : 2022-01-11
  • ISBN : 9781580935913

Architizer Book Review:

The latest spectacular celebration from Architizer of the most inspiring contemporary architecture from around the globe. The Architizer A+Awards represent 2021's best architecture and products, celebrated by a diverse group of influencers within and outside the architectural community. Entries are judged by more than 400 luminaries from fields as diverse as fashion, publishing, product design, real-estate development, and technology, and voted on by the public, culminating in a collection of the world's finest buildings. Each year, winners are honored in this fully illustrated compendium, and on Architizer.com, the largest online architecture community on the planet. Featuring select A+Award winners, this is the definitive guide to the year's best buildings and spaces.

Atlas of Interior Design

Atlas of Interior Design
  • Author : Dominic Bradbury
  • Publisher : Phaidon
  • Pages : 432
  • Relase : 2021
  • ISBN : 1838663061

Atlas of Interior Design Book Review:

A geographically organized survey of the world's most desirable and iconic residential interiors from the 1940s to today. 'The Atlas of Interior Design' is an unparalleled global tour of more than 400 captivating residential interiors from the past eight decades. From classic to contemporary, minimal to maximal, the homes included illuminate the design tropes unique to their location's context, while others confound preconceived ideas of vernacular design to spectacular effect. Exceptional photography and a descriptive text accompanying each project enrich this thoroughly researched and comprehensive volume.

Houses

Houses
  • Author : Phaidon Editors
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Pages : 448
  • Relase : 2019-05-08
  • ISBN : 071487809X

Houses Book Review:

The world's most innovative and influential architect-designed houses created since the early 20th century Throughout history, houses have presented architects the world over with infinite opportunities to experiment with new methods and materials for domestic living. Houses: Extraordinary Living celebrates the incredible diversity and beauty of the house as never before, from Modernist icons to feats of technological, material, and spatial innovation in the 21st century. Explore the creative imaginations of hundreds of internationally renowned architects past and present, as well as dozens of awe-inspiring houses by lesser-known and emerging talents.

Living in Nature

Living in Nature
  • Author : Phaidon Phaidon Editors
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Pages : 256
  • Relase : 2021-03-30
  • ISBN : 1838662502

Living in Nature Book Review:

An awe-inspiring collection of contemporary homes designed to foster a connection with the essential elements of landscape Living in Nature showcases a selection of architect-designed houses that have something fundamental in common: a special relationship with the natural world. Each of the book's 50 homes is carefully chosen for its stunning location, whether cocooned within the earth itself or soaring high amongst treetops, surrounded by cooling waters, or resisting the desert heat. With a wealth of photographs showcasing each house inside and out, Living in Nature offers inspiration -- and tranquillity.

Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture

Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture
  • Author : Phaidon Press
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Pages : 438
  • Relase : 2011-10-24
  • ISBN : 0714848786

Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture Book Review:

A condensed version of the Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture, this travel edition is pocket sized and portable, ideal for the holiday or business traveler. Organized geographically and illustrated with global, sub-regional and city maps, the buildings are easily located. The book contains over 1,000 buildings including 50 new projects, each of which is illustrated with a single image and accompanied by a brief description, with addresses, websites and telephone numbers.

Contemporary World

Contemporary World
  • Author : Hugh Pearman
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Pages : 512
  • Relase : 2002-03-19
  • ISBN : 0714842036

Contemporary World Book Review:

A comprehensive survey of international architecture of the late 20th-century.

Detail in Contemporary Kitchen Design

Detail in Contemporary Kitchen Design
  • Author : Virginia McLeod
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Pages : 192
  • Relase : 2008-10-22
  • ISBN : 1856695700

Detail in Contemporary Kitchen Design Book Review:

Detail in Contemporary Kitchen Design features over 30 kitchen designs from around the world, each created by a notable architect for a specific residence. Arranged into chapters according to the dominant material usedstone, timber, and steeleach design is accompanied by an image of the whole house, placing it in context and providing a flavor of the general design style, clear photographs of the kitchen itself, and a floor plan showing its relation to the other spaces within the house. Detailed photographs and architectural drawings show the arrangement and construction of the kitchens, and sections and elevations reveal the construction details of fitted units and joinery. These drawings have been specially created to a consistent style and to a set number of scales for easy comparison. Dimensions are included as well as model details of all the units and appliances, with suppliers' information so that these can be easily sourced. A selection of insightful case studies include interviews with clients, designers, and manufacturers and provide an overview of the whole process of commissioning and creating a contemporary bespoke kitchen. An invaluable reference for practicing architects, interior designers, and students, this book is also an informative and inspirational guide for anyone who is considering commissioning a high-quality kitchen for their own home.

Detail in Contemporary Bathroom Design

Detail in Contemporary Bathroom Design
  • Author : Virginia McLeod
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Pages : 192
  • Relase : 2009-04-29
  • ISBN : 1856695905

Detail in Contemporary Bathroom Design Book Review:

This book examines over 30 bathroom designs from around the world, each one designed by a notable architect and created especially for a specific residence. For each bathroom there is an image of the whole house (placing it in context and providing a flavor of the general design style), images of the bathroom, and a floor plan showing its relation to the other spaces. The pages that follow are entirely devoted to detailed drawings showing the arrangement and construction of the bathroom, in particular sections, elevations, and construction details of all the fitted units and joinery. These drawings are all made to a consistent style and to a set number of scales for easy comparison. Dimensions are also included with the drawings as well as details of fitted units (baths, showers, basins, etc.). The credits for the projects include contact details of suppliers so that the exact materials and fixtures can be sourced. The projects are arranged into chapters by type of dominant material: glass, steel and stone. The book will be invaluable for all practicing architects as well as those considering commissioning a high-quality bathroom for their own house.

Living by the Ocean

Living by the Ocean
  • Author : Phaidon Press
  • Publisher : Phaidon
  • Pages : 256
  • Relase : 2021
  • ISBN : 1838663274

Living by the Ocean Book Review:

An exhilarating collection of today's most remarkable homes built in awe-inspiring coastal locations around the world White-sand beaches, jaw-droppingly sheer cliff faces, and secret coves are just some of the stunning sites of the architect-designed contemporary houses featured in this celebration of incredible residences that exist in harmony with the extraordinary power of the ocean. With such unique residences as light-houses, homes built into rocky clifftops, and even rooms that are totally underwater, this inspirational collection includes spectacular homes across the globe including prime examples in countries across 6 continents, from Australia, Canada, Chile, Fiji, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Sweden, Tanzania, Thailand, to the UK and USA. In glorious color with dazzling images throughout, this book brings together the finest examples of residential coastal architecture from 47 of the world's most revered architects, such as Elemental, Ryue Nishizawa, Pezo von Ellrichshausen, and Fearon Hay as well as a host of lesser-known creative studios. Each home featured is showcased by glorious exterior and interior photography, and each shares a profound connection to the raw and thrilling beauty of the sea and the shore line around it.