Y08 Skira Yearbook of World Architecture 2007-2008
This is a fully-fledged Skira Architecture house organ which presents the Skiras point of view on world architecture. Published annually, only in English, with a very heavy emphasis on the graphic side: from June to June (summer solstice); on sale date: October. The Yearbook includes: Wall paper: a number of double-page spreads featuring about a hundred of the most interesting projects built or designed during the year; Editorial: an essay with a systematic presentation of all news items, problems and key characters; Projects: a selection of 25/30 projects, themes, outstanding people or towns which have displayed significant content or results over the year. Each project is sumptuously illustrated and includes a critique by a well-known figure or an interview with the designers; Tools: Index of the Index: a selection of the worlds top architectural journals annual indexes; of international exhibitions and events; of interesting websites; details about the designers and the institutions mentioned; and, Work in progress: a few pictures of major, ongoing projects as a teaser for the next issue.
- Hardback | 240 pages
- 230 x 330 x 24mm | 1,859.72g
- 29 Sep 2008
- Milan, Italy
- 2007-2008 ed.
- 350 colour illustrations
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About Luca Molinari
Luca Molinari is an architecture editor for Skira (since 1995), director of the Architecture department at Triennale, Milan (2000-2004), professor of the History of Contemporary Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture, Naples. He also won the X Venice Biennale of Architecture "Ernesto N. Rogers" prize as the best Italian architecture critic.