"The Architecture of Competitions" presents and analyses outstanding projects that have resulted from competition procedures coordinated by (phase eins). Illustrated with projects from 2005 to 2008 for Germany, Arabian and African countries, and China which were designed for both private companies and public institutions, the volume exemplifies design methods and techniques of visualisation.
Articles of a more general nature by the authors and guest contributions by Rodolfo Machado, Vladimir Slapeta, Jafar Tukan, and Peter Zlonicky discuss the architectural competition as a crucial instrument in the field of planning and, in particular, international perspectives for its use.
Established in 1998, (phase eins). is one of Germany's leading consultancy firms for project and competition management in architecture and urban design. The authors, Benjamin Hossbach and Christian Lehmhaus, are the owners and managing partners.