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Wallpaper* City Guides present a tightly edited, discreetly packaged list of the best a location has to offer the design conscious traveller. Here is a precise, informative, insider's checklist of all you need to know about the world's most intoxicating cities. Whether you are staying for 48 hours or five days, visiting for business or a vacation, we've done the hard work for you, from finding the best restaurants, bars and hotels (including which rooms to request) to the most extraordinary stores and sites, and the most enticing architecture and design.
Wallpaper* City Guides present a tightly edited, discreetly packaged list of the best a location has to offer the design conscious traveller. Here is a precise, informative, insider's checklist of all you need to know about the world's most intoxicating cities. Whether you are staying for 48 hours or five days, visiting for business or a vacation, we've done the hard work for you, from finding the best restaurants, bars and hotels (including which rooms to request) to the most extraordinary stores and sites, and the most enticing architecture and design. .
Born in Rhodes, Soriano brought an outsider's perspective when he arrived in Los Angeles with little grasp of English in 1924, at the age of 17. After first studying French literature and music, he graduated with an architecture degree from the University of Southern California and thereafter worked in the offices of Rudolph Schindler and Richard Neutra, and for Los Angeles County, finally starting his own practice in Los Angeles in 1936.
This monograph provides a complete study of Pierre Koenig's architecture, and illustrates his consistent application of certain design principles and his interest in industrialization, structure and environmentally responsible architecture. Photographs taken by Julius Shulman of Koenig's work, together with the architect's original sketches and drawings, provide a comprehensive visual document of the architecture of this highly respected designer. One of the major figures of the Modern Movement in America, his work provides an unparalleled insight into the evolution of Modernism on the West Coast and the scope of its influence internationally.
A personal tour through some of the key buildings by the Renzo Piano Workshop. Each project is introduced with text by Renzo Piano himself and colour photographs take the reader on a visual guide around each building. This book features 25 built projects presented chronologically, starting from the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and including the Beyeler Foundation in Basel, the Potsdamer Platz masterplan in Berlin and the Renzo Piano Workshop in Genoa.
# Louis I Kahn (1901-74) is one of the most influential architects of the mid-20th century, whose work marked a significant move away from International Modernism towards a monumental and expressive style # In-depth and scholarly monograph providing the definitive account of the life and works of Louis I Kahn
From Egypt and Classical Greece and Rome through the building booms of the Gothic era and the Renaissance, and from the Industrial Revolution to the present era of digital modeling, "Building: 3,000 Years of Design, Engineering, and Construction" charts centuries of innovations in engineering and building construction.
The Portuguese architect Alvaro Siza (b.1933) is one of the world's most respected architects. The recipient of many awards, including the prestigious Pritzker Prize for Architecture in 1992, Siza has built and taught in Portugal and internationally since the late 1950s. This monograph is a comprehensive study of Siza's work, from his early built work
The first monograph on the key figure in Chinese fast-growing art scene. Survey by Karen Smith, Interview by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Focus by Bernard Fibicher
Dostępność: na zamówienie This text is the third in a series of volumes on Renzo Piano, one of the most internationally acclaimed architects of contemporary times. It closes with the completion of Piano's most monumental and extraordinary work, Kansai airport. An introductory essay, "From Pompidou to Kansai", reviews the full scope of his career. The most recent Renzo Piano Building Workshop projects are also included.
Dostępność: na zamówienie One of the most acclaimed designers of his generation, Renzo Piano established his international reputation through his collaboration with Richard Rogers and Peter Rice on the Centre Pompidou in Paris. The Renzo Piano Building Workshop has since completed projects as diverse as the gallery for the De Menil Collection in the USA and the Columbus International Exposition in Italy. This series of four volumes covers his entire body of work to date.
Dostępność: na zamówienie Since the release of the critically acclaimed 10x10 five years ago, the world of architecture has evolved: Advances in technology and research continue to produce increasingly sophisticated forms; advances in communication have resulted in decentralized, multicity architecture offices; and an impressive crop of young architects is emerging from countries with comparatively little previous recognition in the field, such as Slovenia, South Korea, and China.