100 of the World's Best Houses

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Features 344 pages of spectacular designs from around the globe, includes breathtaking full-color photography and explanatory drawings and floor plans - all complemented by the book's chic, modern design.

The large format edition, ISBN 9781876907426, sold more than 60,000 copies Worldwide!

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Features 344 pages of spectacular designs from around the globe, includes breathtaking full-color photography and explanatory drawings and floor plans - all complemented by the book's chic, modern design.

The large format edition, ISBN 9781876907426, sold more than 60,000 copies Worldwide!

An international best-seller featuring superlative contemporary houses redesigned in a chic, compact form, 100 of the World's Best Houses is sure to appeal to the general public and design connoisseurs alike.

Created by an impressive selection of architects, there is an incredible variety of architectural styles represented here - from exquisite urban villas and resplendent country homes, to sprawling ranches and breathtaking beach houses. The picturesque surroundings of these homes are often as remarkable as the houses themselves.

Featuring exciting contemporary houses from some of the greatest architects, including Hugh Newell Jacobsen (Buckwalter House), Daryl Jackson Architects (Jackson House), Glenn Murcutt (Southern Highlights House), Kisho Kurokawa (Residence), Eric Owen Moss (Lawson-Western House), Ray Kappe (Shapiro Residence), Harry Seidler Hamilton House), Steven Ehrlich (Canyon Residence), Sean Godsell Architects (Carter/Tucker House), Rick Joy (Tyler Residence), and Alberto Campo Baeza (De Blas House). Many of this these inspirational structures are accompanied by detailed plans.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781864704358
  • Publisher: Images Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/16/2011
  • Pages: 344
  • Sales rank: 1,390,756
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 11
11th & Hill Residence 14
Alumbrera 16
Ambrosini/Neu Residence 18
Art House 22
Art-Nouveau Villa 26
Baan Kamonorrathep 30
Bartlit Residence 34
Beach House 38
Beckhard House 42
Bordeaux House 44
Brick Bay House 48
Brody House 50
Brooke Coombes House 54
Brouwer House 58
Buckwalter House 60
Buena Vista Park Residence 62
Burns Residence 66
Burton House 68
Caner/Beier Residence 70
Canyon Residence 74
Cape Schanck House 78
Carmel House 80
Carter/Tucker House 82
Carwill House 84
Colorado House 88
Cozzens Residence 92
Crescent House 96
De Blas House 100
Defeo House Renovation 104
Dr Manke Residence 106
Drake House 110
Drysdale Residence 112
Gallery for Contemporary Art 116
Garden House 120
Gibbs House 124
Green Street Residence 128
Greenwood House 132
Hamilton House 134
Hammond Residence 138
Harbor Town Residence 142
House 2 for Two Architects 144
House at Toro Canyon 146
House for Sonoran Desert 148
House for the Future 152
House in Aggstall 156
House in Mt Fuji 158
House in the Connecticut Hills 162
House in the Hudson Valley 164
House in the Rocky Mountains 166
House Into 170
House rue Robert Blache 174
Island Vacation House 176
J Residence 180
Jackson House 182
Jamie Residence 184
Kebbell House 188
Kline Residence 190
Koivikko House 194
Kronenberg Beach House 196
Lawson-Western House 198
Lewton Residence 200
Malibu Beach House 204
Malibu Residence 206
Mallett House 210
Marquand Retreat 212
Marsh House 214
Maxman Residence 216
Mellangoose House 220
Michaels/Sisson Residence 222
Moen Residence 224
Muskoka Boathouse 226
n-house 230
Nomentana Residence 232
O Residence 236
Outside-In House 238
Poole Residence 242
Puente Soivio 246
Riparian House 250
Roof-Roof House 254
Roth Residence 256
Rotunda House 258
Roxbury Drive Residence 260
Shapiro Residence 262
Silverman Residence 266
Skywood House 270
Sloan Residence 274
Terner Residence and Entenza Remodel 276
The Ledge House 280
Tree House 284
Trillium Springs Farmhouse 288
Turtle Creek House 292
Tyler Residence 294
Urban Residence 298
Vacation House in Spetses 300
Villa le Goff 304
Villa te Goes 306
Wakeham House 310
Weissberg Residence 312
West 22nd Street Residence 316
Yudell-Beebe House 320
Project descriptions 324
Index 340
Acknowledgments 343
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