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Architecture Now! 4: Architektur Heute/L'Architeture D'Aujourd'hui (Midi)

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Architects at the cutting edge Architecture Now Volume 3 was the winner of the prestigious Saint-Etienne Prize for the Best Architecture and Design Book of 2004. Volume 4 proves that the best keeps 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 new 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 ? Extraordinary museums that will never be built in Lausanne and Guadalajara ? New Museums that have been built by Gehry, Mansilla and Tu??n, or Richard Meier ? BMW Central Building in Leipzig by Zaha Hadid ? Allianz Arena by Herzog & de Meuron ? Wedding Chapel in Japan ? Design hotels in Berlin and Sa? Paulo or Cerro Paranal, Chile ? Library in Seattle by Rem Koolhaas/OMA ? Houses in Mexico City, Sa? Paulo, Corsica, Hiroshima, or Great Mackerel Beach, Australia ? Spoon des Neiges by Patrick Jouin ? A tower that will grow like a tree in New York ? With-it architects like David Adjaye, Caramel, Graftlab, Jako ] +MacFarlane, Asymptote or Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis ? Artists who take on architectural space like Frank Stella or Bill Viola, or architects who are interested in art like Peter Eisenman ? The E-House, architecture that is greener than green ? From the Minimal (David Chipperfield and John Pawson) to the decidedly exotic (Longitude 131, Uluru-Kata National Park, Northern Territory, Australia)

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Pages   575
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10" Width: 7.87" Height: 1.42"
Weight:   4.45 lbs.
Release Date   Feb 1, 2006
Publisher   Taschen
ISBN  3822839892  
ISBN13  9783822839898  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! 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."

Philip Jodidio currently resides in Grimentz.

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exceptionally poor service  Jun 4, 2008
this site claimed they were sending a new book but it arrived with a peeled spine. They claimed that it would be replaced but nothing arrived. This
is the first time I have experienced poor service and not from a vendor,
but rather, this site itself!
Art, architecture, and more.  Aug 29, 2007
This is a nice little coffee table styled book on architecture and artwork, showcasing about 92 architects and a few of their works. Its small size makes it easy to take along with you wherever you go.

Each architect gets two pages devoted to them, comprising a brief biography highlighting some of their notable works, as well as photos and/or sketches showcasing one or two of their works.

Some of the architects and works featured include Alberto Campo Baeza (Center for innovative technologies in Majorca), Will Bruder (Byrne residence in Arizona), Frank Gehry (Experience Music Project in Seattle), Arata Isokazi (Shizuoka convention and arts center in Shizuoka), Polshek Partnership (the very space age Rose center for earth & science in New York), and Richard Rogers (Law courts in Bordeaux, and Millennium Dome in London).

A good book.
Paysoff the price  Jun 7, 2007
Valuable book according to price. However there is a small binding problem in my copy...
Architectural Review  Jan 18, 2007
The author of this book has done a fine job of showcasing recent modern architectural projects of interest to the general population, as well as to architects and structural engineers working in the profession. I am a structural engineer, and I purchased the book because two of my friends, and one of their projects, are featured in the book. I also happened to work on that paticular project, and was interested in having a published record of the project along with my own project files. The book is well written, has wonderful photographs, and is a fine addition to the genre of "coffee table architecture books". Mr. Jodidio is to be commended for writing this book.
ARCH 4  Nov 3, 2006
Despite of being on of the most interesting book which gather many architects and many styles, this fourth version is not as good as the other 3, although it reflect the kind of architecture being used at this moment all over the world.

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