a5 Architecture Series: Los Angeles

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A worldwide documentary series on premier architecture of the past five years, the a5 series premiers with a volume devoted to the vibrant Los Angeles scene. The series portrays the very best work done in the world?s creative capitals, and also focuses on visionary designs slated for construction over the coming years. Detailed working drawings enrich the contents and make the series even more relevant for all those interested in architecture and design. The first in the series features dozens of Los Angeles ...
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Overview


A worldwide documentary series on premier architecture of the past five years, the a5 series premiers with a volume devoted to the vibrant Los Angeles scene. The series portrays the very best work done in the world’s creative capitals, and also focuses on visionary designs slated for construction over the coming years. Detailed working drawings enrich the contents and make the series even more relevant for all those interested in architecture and design. The first in the series features dozens of Los Angeles architects and their impressive contributions to the Los Angeles metropolis and region. It showcases the most innovative works created there since 2005 to document the resurgence of new ideas and new materials by world–class practitioners.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780981985718
  • Publisher: ORO Editions
  • Publication date: 6/22/2010
  • Series: A5 Architecture Series
  • Pages: 440
  • Sales rank: 1,466,157
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.70 (d)

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Casey C. M. Mathewson's studied architecture at the University of Oregon and the Stuttgart Technical University. In 1988 he founded Mathewson Architektur Berlin (MAB), an institute devoted to building and research in architecture. The themes of Mathewson's publications include human focus in architectural design, urban design in Germany, and the history of residential architecture. He lives in Berlin.
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