Berlin was not built in seven days - it took centuries to become what it is today: a glamorous metropolis that sets standards both now and in the past. This brand new, full-colour book features 24 historical maps and city views that are detachable for hanging and give insights into urban developments, from the first city wall to the modern underground train system.
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Contemporary Houses presents the highlights of modern living culture, designed and furnished by renowned architects and designers. Plentiful color photographs, artful and intriguing in themselves, portray houses and apartments from all over the world, mirroring the culture and lifestyle of their occupants. Beautiful houses can be remarkable works of art in themselves: on more than 1,000 pages, this volume presents the highlights of modern living culture, designed and furnished by renowned architects and designers. Numerous colour photographs, artful and intriguing in themselves, portray houses that blend clear lines and organic forms with their natural surroundings to form a harmonious whole.
Islands - real, artificial, and metaphoric - have always fascinated people. Buildings near, or even in water transcend boundaries and merge concrete, familiar structures with flowing visions to create symphonies of water, light and stone. Examples of the mastery of this interplay of elements are provided by Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat museum island, artificial city suburbs such as Crystal Island in Moscow, and even entire new cities such as Island City in Japan. Apart from such dynamic urban centres, Dubai's luxury islands or the world's most expensive hotel, the Burj al Arab, are also architectural highlights. Visions of the future by renowned architects such as Jean Nouvel, Frank O. Gehry, Zaha Hadid, and Foster & Partners are also presented.
This illustrated volume on "Plazzi of Rome" presents the magnificent residences of popes and nobles of the Eternal City in an extraordinarily comprehensive and vivid way. Each palazzo and villa is described within its art historical context. Brilliant photographs capture the atmosphere of these fine palaces and villas in their whole splendor. How tightly the histories of the Borghese, Farnese, Colonna, Corsini, and many other of the grand old Roman families are interwoven with the histories of their stately residences becomes evident in the effort they spent in the construction, decoration, and upkeep of the buildings.
Von schlichten Zelten bis zu den legendären, allzeit beliebten Behausungen auf Rädern wie Caravans und Wohnmobilen, von Wohnwagen über ausgeklügelte mobile Gebäude für Veranstaltungen oder Krisensituationen bis zu Containern als Module für zeitgenössische Fertigarchitektur: Sie sind preiswert, leicht zu bauen und umweltfreundlich. All diese und viele andere mobile Behausungen stellt dieses faszinierende, originelle Buch in detaillierten Beschreibungen und beeindruckenden Farbbildern vor.
Christianity is the most widespread religion in the world. ARS SACRA pays the due tribute to its art and architecture; a comprehensive compendium presenting just under 2000 years of Christian art, from early Christianity to the present day, with an abundance of illustrations. These include high quality photographs in XXL-format, making this an opulent feast for the senses. This glorious tome impresses with the detail views specifically fitted for the format, which allows the viewer to come within grasp of the displayed objects, often even closer than in reality, and to leisurely indulge in the details.
Dostępność: na zamówienie Fashion consciousness interpreted as modern, ethical living - "ecodesign" considers every project a life-cycle that has to be well thought out, from production to disposal. This new "green" approach reflects a dynamic lifestyle that imaginatively brings together design, innovation, and the responsible use of resources. The objects and products featured in this book provide attractive solutions for the demands of contemporary life. A wide, fascinating range of unusual possibilities is presented on 352 richly-illustrated pages: from stylish energy savers for everyday life and multifunctional systems of furniture to the natural cosmetics of the future.
The finest spa in Bangkok, the most spectacular resort island in the Maldives, the hottest club in Beirut, the hippest hotel in New York, the most exclusive boutique in Paris, the best restaurant in Berlin, the newest museum in Tokyo, and the coolest plaza in Barcelona: all these and more are described in lush detail in Design Destinations Worldwide, a collection of the most spectacular, most exclusive, and hottest places on the planet. Around the globe, new shops, spas, bars, restaurants, and hotels are being established with tremendous fantasy and no expense spared are being interpreted in new ways. Their creation involves not only architects, but also inspired interior decorators, artists, and fashion designers.
Luxusresorts auf Pfählen, eine Bar, die sich in Bangkoks Straßen ausnimmt wie ein UFO und ein unterirdisches Museum. Was verbindet diese Orte? Sie setzen Trends in Architektur und Design. Asian Design Destinations ist ein Ereignis für die Sinne. Es entführt den Betrachter an die faszinierendsten Plätze in Asien und Fernost. Ist es Kunst? Architektur? Eine Mode? Wird es unserer Zeit einen Stempel aufdrücken, dauerhaft? Wer kann das heute schon sagen. Eines aber ist jetzt bereits sicher. Es ist all das: elektrisierend, verrückt, aufregend, verwegen, märchenhaft – großartig.
Dostępność: niedostępne The 24 unique, fascinating, and beautiful maps and views in this book date from the 12th century to the present, including some of the earliest known maps of Paris as well as topographical maps, views of iconic locations and monuments, transit maps, maps used for advertising, road and bicycle maps, and much more. The images have been carefully selected by photographic historian George Sinclair, who traveled across Europe to mine some of the most obscure historical collections for a wide variety of unique, never-before-published, and visually and historically intriguing images.
Dostępność: na zamówienie The 24 unique, fascinating, and beautiful maps and views in this book date from the 12th century to the present, including some of the earliest known maps of London as well as topographical maps, views of iconic locations and monuments, transit maps, maps used for advertising, road and bicycle maps, and much more.