- An A-Z guide to 500 iconic houses and traditional dwellings around the world, from the ancient to the new- Features a wide range of houses from igloos to Baroque palaces, mud huts to Modernist hideaways, as well as architectural treasures like Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye- Each entry consists of a full-page reproduction and an accompanying text describing the house, its designer and historical context- Contains over 400 stunning full-colour images, together with rare illustrations and little-seen black-and-white photos- Includes a glossary of architectural terms and movements and a directory of houses open to the public- An engaging and informative sourcebook for the architect as well as general interest reader- The compact mini edition presents the same material in a handy size
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- Paperback | 520 pages
- 01 Mar 2008
- Phaidon Press Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
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'Fresh and vibrant views of the architects and designers responsible for some of the world's most interesting homes. . . the perfect gift for anyone interested in architecture and design.'