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Architecture Now! 4

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Architects at the cutting edge

"Some really inspirational buildings from some of the most cutting-edge architects around. Beautifully presented. A joy to read." - IDFX, London

Architecture Now! Volume 4 proves that the best keep getting better, with new names from all over the world and the most exciting and unique buildings and designs. As always, easy-to-navigate ...

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Overview

Architects at the cutting edge

"Some really inspirational buildings from some of the most cutting-edge architects around. Beautifully presented. A joy to read." - IDFX, London

Architecture Now! Volume 4 proves that the best keep getting better, with new names from all over the world and the most exciting and unique buildings and designs. As always, easy-to-navigate illustrated A-Z entries include current and recent projects, biographies, contact information, and website addresses.

Here are just a few of the projects that are featured in the book:

  • A shelter for the needy made out of sandbags
  • Nomadic Museum made by Shigeru Ban out of shipping containers
  • A tree house in Germany
  • New Museums that have been built by Gehry, Mansilla and Tuñón, Richard Meier or Herzog & de Meuron
  • The BMW Central Building in Leipzig by Zaha Hadid
  • Klein Dytham’s amazing Wedding Chapel in Japan
  • Design hotels in Berlin, São Paulo, and Cerro Paranal, Chile
  • The new masterpiece by Rem Koolhaas/OMA - the Central Library in Seattle
  • Private houses in Mexico City, São Paulo, Corsica, and Great Mackerel Beach, Australia
  • Mix Las Vegas by Patrick Jouin
  • A tower that will grow like a tree in New York
  • With-it architects like David Adjaye, Caramel, Graftlab, Jakob +MacFarlane, Asymptote or Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis
  • Artists who take on architectural space like Anselm Kiefer, Frank Stella and Bill Viola, or architects who are interested in art, like Peter Eisenman

Text in English, French, and German

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783836523455
  • Publisher: Taschen America, LLC
  • Publication date: 10/1/2010
  • Series: 25 Series
  • Edition description: Multilingu
  • Edition number: 25
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 611,460
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.50 (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

Preface 6
Architects
Tadao Ando 10
Paul Andreu 12
Angelil/Graham/Pfenninger/Scholl 14
Architecture Studio 16
Wiel Arets 18
Asymptote 20
Shigeru Ban 22
Berger + Parkkinen 24
Bolles + Wilson 26
Boora Architects 28
Mario Botta 30
Branson Coates 32
Will Bruder 34
Santiago Calatrava 36
Alberto Campo Baeza 38
David Chipperfield 40
Clare Design 42
Coop Himmelb(l)au 44
Daly Genik 46
Diller + Scofidio 48
Erick Van Egeraat 50
Steven Ehrlich 52
Frederick Fisher 54
Norman Foster 56
Massimiliano Fuksas 58
Frank O. Gehry 60
Gigon/Guyer 62
Nicholas Grimshaw 64
Grose Bradley 66
Zaha Hadid 68
Hiroshi Hara 70
Itsuko Hasegawa 72
Zvi Hecker 74
Herzog & De Meuron 76
Steven Holl 78
David Hovey 80
Arata Isozaki 82
Toyo Ito 84
Jakob + Macfarlane 86
Vincent James 88
Rei Kawakubo 90
Khras 92
Waro Kishi 94
Josef Paul Kleihues 96
Kohn Pedersen Fox 98
Rem Koolhaas 100
Kengo Kuma 102
Lamott Architekten 104
Maya Lin 106
Daniel Libeskind 108
Fumihiko Maki 110
Mecanoo 112
Richard Meier 114
Rafael Moneo 116
Toshiko Mori 118
Morphosis 120
Eric Owen Moss 122
Glenn Murcutt 124
Mvrdv 126
Takehiko Nagakura 128
Neutelings Riedijk 130
Jean Nouvel 132
Nox 134
Ieoh Ming Pei 136
Dominique Perrault 138
Renzo Piano 140
Polshek Partnership 142
Christian De Portzamparc 144
Elisabeth De Portzamparc 146
Richard Rogers 148
Roto 150
Mike Rundell and Damien Hirst 152
Schmidt, Hammer & Lassen 154
Axel Schultes and Charlotte Frank 156
Schweger + Partner 158
Alvaro Siza 160
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 162
Eduardo Souto Moura 164
Thomas Spiegelhalter 166
Philippe Starck 168
Shin Takamatsu 170
Yoshio Taniguchi 172
Ten Arquitectos 174
Bernard Tschumi 176
Un Studio 178
Makoto Sei Watanbe 180
Williams and Tsien 182
Jean-Michel Wilmotte 184
Ken Yeang 186
Shoei Yoh 188
Credits 190
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