Architecture Now 4 FIRM

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This volume identifies the latest trends from Los Angeles to Tokyo and explains exactly how architecture is finding a new equilibrium, where the old boundaries of space and function no longer exist.

ISBN: 9783836523455 Author: Jodidio, Phillip Publisher: TASCHEN Publication Date: 15th October 2010 Imprint: Taschen Cover: Hardback Dewey: 724.7 (edition:22) Pages: 351 Edition: New Edition Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:
Architects at the cutting edge
“Some really inspirational buildings from some of the most cutting-edge architects around. Beautifully presented. A joy to read.” – IDFX, London

Architecture Now! Volume 4 proves that the best keep getting better, with new names from all over the world and the most exciting and unique buildings and designs. As always, easy-to-navigate illustrated A-Z entries include current and recent projects, biographies, contact information, and website addresses.

Here are just a few of the projects that are featured in the book:

  • A shelter for the needy made out of sandbags
  • Nomadic Museum made by Shigeru Ban out of shipping containers
  • A tree house in Germany
  • New Museums that have been built by Gehry, Mansilla and Tuñón, Richard Meier or Herzog & de Meuron
  • The BMW Central Building in Leipzig by Zaha Hadid
  • Klein Dytham’s amazing Wedding Chapel in Japan
  • Design hotels in Berlin, São Paulo, and Cerro Paranal, Chile
  • The new masterpiece by Rem Koolhaas/OMA – the Central Library in Seattle
  • Private houses in Mexico City, São Paulo, Corsica, and Great Mackerel Beach, Australia
  • Mix Las Vegas by Patrick Jouin
  • A tower that will grow like a tree in New York
  • With-it architects like David Adjaye, Caramel, Graftlab, Jakob +MacFarlane, Asymptote or Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis
  • Artists who take on architectural space like Anselm Kiefer, Frank Stella and Bill Viola, or architects who are interested in art, like Peter Eisenman
Text in English, French, and German

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