Images adds to its comprehensive collection of outstanding architectural publications "100 of the World's Best Houses". This exciting and up-to-date publication features houses that have been designed by the world's leading residential architects, and showcases contemporary trends in modern architecture.
Architects and design firms have contributed material that will inspire and guide anyone interested in house design, placing into context the point where a designer relates subjectively and passionately to a brief to blend lifestyle with architecture.
Only the world's most celebrated architects were approached for inclusion in this book, and each had been recommended for outstanding contribution to house design Beautiful photography and helpful plans are featured in every project's layout and each contributing architect describes their project, design brief, philosophy, and any necessary solutions.
Houses designed by Hugh Newell Jacobsen. Foster and Partners. Rem Koolhaas, Kisho Kurokawa. Eric Owen Moss, Antoine Predock. Harry Seidler, Steven Ehrlich, Sean Godsell Architects, Rick Joy, and Alberto Campo Baeza are presented together with many others - each design delights and stimulates.
The book showcases houses designed for busy urban lifestyles, family lifestyles, collectors' lifestyles, hot and cold climates, mountain and rural retreats, and coastal dwellings.
The lifestyle characteristics of many locations are featured. Some of the areas represented include North America, the Mediterranean. Northern Europe, Scandinavia and Oceania.
The Images Publishing Group would like to thank Catherine Slessor, Managing Editor of "The Architectural Review", for contributing the introduction to this latest publication.
Издание на английском языке.
Формат: 28,5 см х 28,5 см.