Item description for Architecture in the United States (Contemprary Architecture By Country) by Philip Jodidio...
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, ?lvaro Siza, Tadao Ando, and Renzo Piano.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.57" Width: 9.45" Height: 0.94" Weight: 3.44 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2006
ISBN 3822852600 ISBN13 9783822852606
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More About Philip Jodidio
Philip Jodidio was the editor in chief of the French art monthly Connaissance des Arts for more than twenty years. He is the author of more than 100 books on contemporary architecture, including Rizzoli's I.M. Pei: The Complete Works and Tadao Ando: Venice. Elizabeth Dowling is professor emeritus at Georgia Tech University.
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Very good selection Oct 21, 2007
After having tried a number of different publishers and autors on modern architecture I always come back to Philip Jobidio amd Taschen. Very tasteful selection, great pictures, helpful CAD drawings, best optical appearance. And best of all: great price.
American Contemporary Architecture Feb 14, 2007
Splendid overview of contemporary American architecture featuring the work of 17 architects including my husband, Michael Jantzen!