100 Contemporary Architects


Keeping up with the fast-paced world of architecture: The indispensable compendium of the most cutting-edge architects around

This two-volume compilation brings together highlights from TASCHEN’s groundbreaking title Building a New Millennium and the first four volumes of our renowned Architecture Now! books for a comprehensive study of architecture around the world at the dawn of the 21st century. Up-and-coming architects—tomorrow’s superstars—are featured alongside the ...

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Keeping up with the fast-paced world of architecture: The indispensable compendium of the most cutting-edge architects around

This two-volume compilation brings together highlights from TASCHEN’s groundbreaking title Building a New Millennium and the first four volumes of our renowned Architecture Now! books for a comprehensive study of architecture around the world at the dawn of the 21st century. Up-and-coming architects—tomorrow’s superstars—are featured alongside the field’s most respected practitioners, such as Santiago Calatrava, Herzog & de Meuron, Koolhaas/OMA, Daniel Libeskind, Richard Meier, Oscar Niemeyer, and Jean Nouvel.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783836549486
  • Publisher: Taschen America, LLC
  • Publication date: 12/15/2013
  • Edition description: Multilingu
  • Pages: 848
  • Sales rank: 622,010
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Philip Jodidio (born 1954) 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.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 8
Einleitung / Introduction
Tadao Ando 44
Chicago House, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Awaji Yumebutai, Awajishima, Hyogo, Japan
Andresen O'Gorman 58
Rosebery House, Highgate Hill, Queensland, Australia
Paul Andreu 66
Roissy 2F, Paris, France
National Grand Theater of China, Beijing
Angelil/Graham/Pfenninger/Scholl 78
Trub House, HT 96.4, Horgen, Switzerland
Wiel Arets 82
Lensvelt Factory and Offices, Breda, Netherlands
Asymptote 90
Virtual Trading Floor, New York Stock Exchange, New York, NY, USA
Guggenheim Virtual Museum, New York, NY, USA
Shigeru Ban 98
Japan Pavilion, Expo 2000, Hanover, Germany
Berger + Parkkinen 104
Nordic Embassies, Berlin, Germany
Boora Architects 112
Autobistro, Newport Beach, California, USA
Mario Botta 116
Model of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, Lugano, Switzerland
Branson Coates 122
The Body Zone, Millennium Dome, London, England
Will Bruder 126
Byrne Residence, North Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Santiago Calatrava 134
City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia, Spain
Sondica Airport, Bilbao, Spain
Alberto Campo Baeza 152
Center for Innovative Technologies BIT, Inca, Majorca, Spain
Daly, Genik 158
Valley Center House, North San Diego County, California, USA
Diller + Scofidio 162
The Brasserie, Seagram Building, New York, NY, USA
Blur Building, International Expo 2002, Yverdon, Switzerland
Steven Ehrlich 174
Canyon Residence, Los Angeles, California, USA
Norman Foster 180
Greater London Authority, London, England
Massimiliano Fuksas 186
Europark Spar, Salzburg, Austria
Garofalo, Lynn, Mcinturf 192
The Korean Presbyterian Church of New York, Long Island City, NY, USA
Frank O. Gehry 198
Experience Music Project, Seattle, Washington, USA
Conde Nast Cafeteria, New York, NY, USA
Gigon/Guyer 212
Museum Liner, Appenzell, Switzerland
Zaha Hadid 218
Landscape Formation One, Weil am Rhein, Germany
Mind Zone, Millennium Dome, London, England
Hiroshi Hara 232
Ito House, Chijiwa, Nagasaki, Japan
Zvi Hecker 238
Palmach Museum of History, Tel Aviv, Israel
Herzog & De Meuron 244
House, Leymen, France
Library of the Eberswalde Technical School, Eberswalde, Germany
Tate Modern, London, England
Steven Holl 260
Cranbrook Institute of Science, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA
Y-House, Catskills, NY, USA
David Hovey 270
Modular Steel House, Glencoe, Illinois, USA
Arata Isozaki 276
COSI, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Jakob + Macfarlane 282
Centre Georges Pompidou Restaurant, Paris, France
Francoise-Helene Jourda 292
Mont-Cenis Academy and Municipal District Center, Herne, Germany
Rei Kawakubo 298
Comme des Garcons Flagship Store, Tokyo, Japan
Comme des Garcons Store, New York, NY, USA
Khras 312
Bang & Olufsen Headquarters, Struer, West Jutland, Denmark
Waro Kishi 320
House in Suzaku, Nara, Japan
Kohn Pedersen Fox 326
Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, China
Lamott Architekten 330
Public Library, Landau, Germany
Maya Lin 336
Norton Apartment, New York, NY, USA
Langston Hughes Library, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Mahler Gunster Fuchs 346
Schulzentrum Munchen-Riem, Munich, Germany
Fumihiko Maki 354
Hillside West, Tokyo, Japan
Toyama International Convention Center, Toyama, Japan
Marmol Radziner 364
Kaufmann House Restoration, Palm Springs, California, USA
Richard Meier 374
Neugebauer House, Naples, Florida, USA
Jose Rafael Moneo 380
Murcia Town Hall Annex, Murcia, Spain
Kursaal Auditorium and Cultural Center, San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa, Spain
Toshiko Mori 392
Woven Inhabitation, New York, NY, USA
Morphosis 396
International Elementary School, Long Beach, California, USA
Eric Owen Moss 402
The Umbrella, Culver City, California, USA
Glenn Murcutt 410
The Arthur and Yvonne Boyd Education Centre, West Cambewarra, New South Wales, Australia
Mvrdv 416
Takehiko Nagakura 428
Monument to the Third International, Petrograd, Soviet Union
Palace of the Soviets, Moscow, Soviet Union
Church in Altstetten, Zurich, Switzerland
Neutelings Riedijk 438
Minnaert Building, Utrecht, Netherlands
Fire Station, Maastricht, Netherlands
Fire Station, Breda, Netherlands
Jean Nouvel 456
Law Courts, Nantes, France
Musee du Quai Branly, Paris, France
Dominique Perrault 466
Olympic Swimming Pool, Berlin, Germany
Polshek Partnership 474
Rose Center for Earth and Space, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA
Christian de Portzamparc 482
LVMH Tower, New York, NY, USA
Elizabeth de Portzamparc 488
Les Grandes Marches Restaurant, Paris, France
Richard Rogers 494
Millennium Dome, London, England
Schmidt, Hammer & Lassen 500
Extension of the Royal Library of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Alvaro Siza 510
Serralves Foundation, Porto, Portugal
Portuguese Pavilion, Expo 2000, Hanover, Germany
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 522
7 South Dearborn, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Eduardo Souto de Moura 526
SILO Norte Shopping, Matosinhos, Portugal
Philippe Starck 532
St. Martin's Lane Hotel, London, England
Yoshio Taniguchi 538
Tokyo National Museum, Gallery of Horyuji Treasures, Tokyo, Japan
Bernard Tschumi 544
Lerner Hall Student Center, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
School of Architecture, Marne-la-Vallee, France
Un Studio 556
Bascule Bridge and Bridgemaster's House, Purmerend, Netherlands
Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Williams and Tsien 568
Rifkind House, Georgica Pond, Long Island, NY, USA
Index of Places 572
Credits 574
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