Architecture Now!: v. 4Hardback
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- Publisher: Taschen GmbH
- Format: Hardback | 352 pages
- Dimensions: 175mm x 224mm x 36mm | 1,429g
- Publication date: 25 October 2010
- Publication City/Country: Cologne
- ISBN 10: 3836523450
- ISBN 13: 9783836523455
- Edition: 25, Multilingual edition
- Edition statement: 25th
- Illustrations note: Illustrations (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.)
- Sales rank: 70,724
"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 Tunon, 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, Sao Paulo, and Cerro Paranal, Chile; the new masterpiece by Rem Koolhaas/OMA - the Central Library in Seattle; private houses in Mexico City, Sao 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; and artists who take on architectural space like Anselm Kiefer, Frank Stella and Bill Viola, or architects who are interested in art, like Peter Eisenman.
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Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His books include TASCHEN's Architecture Now! series, and monographs on Tadao Ando, Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid. He is internationally renowned as one of the most popular writers on the subject of architecture.
"Some really inspirational buildings from some of the most cutting-edge architects around. Beautifully presented. A joy to read." - IDFX, London "Some really inspirational buildings from some of the most cutting-edge architects around. Beautifully presented. A joy to read." - IDFX, London"