The ancient city of Angkor in Cambodia has fascinated scholars and visitors alike since its rediscovery in the mid-19th century. The beauty and multiplicity of the sculptures that adorn its temples and structures are striking, its sheer size overwhelming--in the archaeological world, nothing equals it.
The mere thought of "cottage" puts the mind at ease, as a cottage is where life is simple, comforting, and true. Cottages are an informal, often hardy subset of small houses, generally possessing a visceral grab on homeowners' imaginations.
One of the world's most renowned architects, Renzo Piano (born 1937) is responsible for such iconic landmarks as the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Menil Collection in Houston, the Shard in London and the Pompidou Centre in Paris. He works closely with engineers to craft his buildings, which have changed cities across the globe.
Santiago Calatrava is an intimate insight into one of the world's most celebrated--and controversial--architects. Calatrava first made a name for himself in the late 1980s, with delicately designed structures in Zu]rich that seem to grow out of the earth.
Where the Grass Really Is Greener
Eco-friendly building in the world today
A curated list of more than 250 must-see destinations organized geographically from Maine to Florida
A visual exploration of red's vivid role in global architecture over the centuries.
From the earliest structures to today's contemporary creations, red has been one of the most traditional, and, at the same time, most cutting-edge, colors in the built world.
This is the only book to thoroughly document the world's finest examples of Brutalist architecture. More than 850 buildings - existing and demolished, classic and contemporary - are organized geographically into nine continental regions.
878 Buildings, 798 Architects, 102 Countries, 9 World Regions, 1 Style BRUTALISM
Now available in an expanded and revised edition, this book contains an outstanding collection of photographs by the renowned architectural photographer Hans Engels and provides a detailed survey of surviving Bauhaus architecture in Europe.
- Showcases contemporary residential architecture and design across Canada by renowned Canadian-based architects and designers - Augments IMAGES' particularly large range of successful books on contemporary residential architecture and design - Features stunning full-color photography throughout, informative descriptions and detailed floor plans Canadian Contemporary is an outstanding compilation