Penthouse Living / Edition 1by Jonathan Bell
Pub. Date: 02/11/2005
The penthouse is the ultimate urban location. Historically, the home of film stars, media moguls and industrialists, they are undoubtedly suffused with glamour. The very word conjures up a certain type of lifestyle and taps into our sense of aspirational living. One of the second wave of Interior Angles titles from John Wiley and Sons, this book brings together a… See more details below
The penthouse is the ultimate urban location. Historically, the home of film stars, media moguls and industrialists, they are undoubtedly suffused with glamour. The very word conjures up a certain type of lifestyle and taps into our sense of aspirational living. One of the second wave of Interior Angles titles from John Wiley and Sons, this book brings together a history of the penthouse, and features the very best in design around the world. It is split into five distinct sections, each of which centres around a theme: classic, modern, high-rise, one-offs and future concepts, bringing a comprehensive and visual overview of the most attractive and inventive examples around the world. -Showcases a range of projects from around the world, representing some of the most exclusive and aspirational domestic interiors in existence -Includes lavish photography, with over 300 colour images Plans and drawings enhance the reader's understanding of the spaces -Accessible, engaging introductory texts and concise project descriptions highlight the key qualities and achievements of each design for the lay-reader -It lists the full contact details of featured projects and designers for anyone who wishes to enhance their interests in this area
Table of Contents
The Clarendon Penthouse, Siris/Coombs Architects.
Claridge's Penthouse, Oswald Milne.
The Modernist Penthouse.
Highpoint Two, Berthold Lubetkin.
Keeling House Penthouse, Munkenbeck + Marshall Architects.
The Playboy Penthouse, Humen Tan.
The Deck House, John Young/Richard Rogers Partnership.
Glen Street Penthouse, Harry Seidler and Associates.
The Loft and the Contemporary Penthouse.
Penthouse Apartment, Johannes Saurer Architekt.
Treehouse, Block Architecture.
Mica House Penthouse, Stanton Williams Architects.
Manhattan Loft Corporation.
Penthouse in Manhattan, Tadao Ando Architect & Associates.
Kaufman Apartment, Simon Conder Associates.
Primrose Hill Penthouse, David Connor Design.
Kelly Penthouse, Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects.
Bermondsey Penthouse, Blauel Architects.
Greenwich Street Project, Archi-Tectonics.
Grassi Penthouse, OBR Architetti Associati.
Stingel Apartment, Cha & Innerhofer.
West Village Penthouse, Christoff:Finio Architecture.
Two Rooftop Houses, Pierre d'Avoine Architects.
Camden Penthouse, A-EM Studio.
First Penthouse Limited.
Residence Mumbai, SITE Environmental Architecture.
Bankside Paramorph, dECOi Digital Design Group.
Docklands Penthouse, Richard Hywel Evans Architecture and Design.
Haus Ray 1, Delugan Meissl Architects.
TO's Place, pool Architektur.
LoftCube, Studio Aisslinger.
m-house, Tim Pyne.
Superquadras Penthouses, Deckker Architects.
Web House, m3 Architects.
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