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Key Contemporary Buildings: Plans, Sections and Elevation
     

Key Contemporary Buildings: Plans, Sections and Elevation

by Rob Gregory
 

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A collection of more than one hundred twenty-first-century buildings of particular interest for study by students and professionals.
Third in the series of Key books, this volume offers newly drawn plans and color photographs of a wide range of buildings by out-standing architects arranged by plan: centralized and radial plans; linear structures; terraced

Overview

A collection of more than one hundred twenty-first-century buildings of particular interest for study by students and professionals.
Third in the series of Key books, this volume offers newly drawn plans and color photographs of a wide range of buildings by out-standing architects arranged by plan: centralized and radial plans; linear structures; terraced houses; stacked plans; orthogonal and eccentric courtyards; special cityscape responses; and infills, additions, and extensions.

Editorial Reviews

Urban Design Review
“Tightly written, clearly organized and well-stocked with consistently distinguished works across a wide range of building types. As a thoughtfully edited survey, this book is a valuable record of current architectural production.”
Choice
“[C]ontains a wealth of information about the current state of spatial thinking – the cumulative impact of which is cause for optimism and excitement…Recommended.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393732429
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Series:
Key Architecture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Rob Gregory is a British architect and assistant editor of the Architectural Review.

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