Striking, innovative, and dramatically sited, the twenty-nine projects in Tom Kundig: Working Title reveal the hand of a master of contextually astute, richly detailed architecture.
The creative duo Charles Eames (1907-1978) and Ray Kaiser Eames (1912-1988) transformed the visual character of America. Though best known for their furniture, the husband and wife team were also forerunners in architecture, textile design, photography, and film.
The life of Antoni Gaud (1852-1926) was full of complexity and contradictions. As a young man he joined the Catalonian nationalist movement and was critical of the church; toward the end of his life he devoted himself completely to the construction of one single spectacular church, La Sagrada Fam lia. In his youth, he courted a glamorous social life and the demeanor of a dandy.
A stunning volume that gathers the California designer's most impressive works to date, from coastal sanctuaries to modern country farms.
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.
The genesis, development and life-long occupation of the McIntyre house, built in 1972 as part of a multiple-dwelling subdivision, provides possible answers to some very pressing contemporary design questions. How might one live near the city and respectful of nature? How might efficiently built dwellings also be spacious and dense site occupation still allow privacy.
Part aphorism and part manifesto, this book by Canadian architect Reza Aliabadi (RZLBD) references his ideas and thoughts about space. He suggests 'the empty room' as the very essence of architecture, and 'the spatial experience' as its highest mandate. Reza revisits architecture - not as the walls that enclose the space - rather the space in-between the walls.
Zaha Hadid was a revolutionary architect. For years, she was widely acclaimed and won numerous prizes despite building practically nothing. Some even said her work was simply impossible to build.
This book examines how the context of a project can provide a causative force for creating an appropriate architectural lighting design solution.
The HOK Design Annual 2019 highlights this leading global design firm's most exceptional recent work in architecture, interior design, planning, and urban design.
Showcases how Wadia Associates aims to create traditional architecture that is contemporary in the modern world, creating a sense of casual elegance that perfectly expresses the homeowner's individual needs and aspirationsWadia Associates is a multi-award-winning firm, with accolades and recognition for outstanding achievements in architecture, gardens and landscapes, including pool designThis hig
Fresh insights into the thought and work of the modernist architect, from Loos expert Christopher Long