Architecture in the United States

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Contemporary architecture by country TASCHEN's new architecture series brings a unique perspective to world architecture, highlighting architectural trends by country. Each book features 15 to 20 architects-from the firmly established to the up-and-coming-with the focus on how they have contributed to very recent architecture in the chosen nation. Entries include contact information and short biographies in addition to copiously illustrated descriptions of the architects' or firms' most significant recent ...

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Overview

Contemporary architecture by country TASCHEN's new architecture series brings a unique perspective to world architecture, highlighting architectural trends by country. Each book features 15 to 20 architects-from the firmly established to the up-and-coming-with the focus on how they have contributed to very recent architecture in the chosen nation. Entries include contact information and short biographies in addition to copiously illustrated descriptions of the architects' or firms' most significant recent projects. Crossing the globe from country to country, this new series celebrates the richly hued architectural personality of each nation featured. Architects featured: Asymptote Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Boora Diller, Scofidio + Renfro Frank O. Gehry Steven Holl Michael Jantzen Jones, Partners Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis Richard Meier Morphosis Eric Owen Moss James Stuart Polshek Antoine Predock Roto Rural Studio Scogin/Elam Williams & Tsien Series author: Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard University, and was Editor-in-Chief of the leading French art journal Connaissance des Arts for over two decades. He has published numerous articles and books, including TASCHEN's Architecture Now series, Building a New Millennium, and monographs on Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Álvaro Siza, Tadao Ando, and Renzo Piano.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783822852606
  • Publisher: Taschen America, LLC
  • Publication date: 12/2/2006
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 970,892
  • Product dimensions: 9.55 (w) x 11.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

PHILIP JODIDIO has published more than fifty books on architecture, including Architecture: Art, Architecture: Sculpture, Architecture: Nature an d Under the Eaves of Architecture.

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