Item description for 40 Architects Around 40 (Klotz) by Jessica Cargill Thompson...
The next wave: architecture's future stars (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary - Special edition) Who are the Norman Fosters, Richard Meiers, and Tadao Andos of tomorrow? Discover the next generation of designers who are already starting to shape the future of architecture for the new millennium, redefining the relationships between culture, environment, structure, and space. Taking their inspiration from visions of the future and traces of the past, these are the people who are defining the aesthetics of tomorrow's architecture. Some of the architects featured, such as Shigeru Ban of Japan and Ben van Berkel from Holland, have already gained critical acclaim for their work. The rest, such as Marc Barani and Aranda Pigem Vilalta, are waiting in the wings. This 25th anniversary edition is a special edition of 40 under 40!
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.6" Width: 6.1" Height: 1.9" Weight: 3 lbs.
Release Date Aug 2, 2006
ISBN 3822850330 ISBN13 9783822850336
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Showcasing the new breed!!! Sep 15, 2007
"40 architects around 40" is a nice little book (about 8"x6"), published by Taschen, who also published the "Architecture now!" series.
It is a book showcasing the works of up and coming, or established architects around the age of 40. Each architect/practice gets devoted an average of 12 pages of colour photos, drawings, and/or sketches, and the projects showcased range from residential, to commercial, and industrial.
The text is in 3 languages; English, German, and French, and the projects showcased range from every continent in the world.