From the urban affairs correspondent of the New York Times--the story of a city through twenty-seven structures that define it.
This guide explores New York City's exciting new public space from top to bottom, inside and out, and from beginning to completion.
The architecture of WG Clark is inextricably grounded in its place, the Atlantic coastal states of the American South. Over the course of his 40-year career as a modern architect practicing in historic contexts, Clark has constructed a small but significant body of work of unparalleled high quality and experiential richness.
Mediating Environments examines fundamental and radical environmental conditions in the Arctic and provides a spectrum of innovative design approaches and spatial outcomes. Climate organizes and sustains a broad range of activities in the Arctic, and it will dictate the future transformations in northern urban landscapes and their metabolic operations.
An inspiring architecture and interior design survey of the most stunning courtyard houses of the Asia-Pacific region.
China is the largest consumer of cement and concrete in the world, the use of which has peaked in the first two decades of the twenty-first century. Used for the construction of extensive infrastructure and buildings, over the last twenty years renowned Chinese architects have been working in and studying the constructive limits and spatial and superficial effects of exposed concrete.
Powerhouse is the first book on the singular life and career of American architect Judith Chafee (1932-1998). Chafee was an unrepentant modernist on the forefront of sustainable design. Her architecture shows great sensitivity to place, especially the desert landscapes of Arizona. Chafee was also a social justice advocate and a highly respected woman in a male-dominated profession.
The urban development of Barcelona and its metropolitan environment through the trajectory of the Barcelona Regional Agency and a reflection on the ring roads of Barcelona and its surrounding territory. This publication wants to be much more than an institutional memory of the works that Barcelona Regional has developed in the last 25 years.
- A photo essay by Belgian architect and photographer Kris Provoost capturing the boldest and most iconic structures of the architectural revolution in China - Striking images of fantastical buildings from unexpected angles and perspectives "Beautified China shows the country's modern architecture in new light" - CNN Style Photo-Series "Provides an abstracted look at China's iconic architecture,"
The Bauhaus is not to be found only in Berlin, Dessau, or Weimar; there are outstanding Bauhaus and modernist sites all over Germany--trailblazing architecture that has left a lasting mark on our understanding of life, work, education and living.