Architecture Book Description
Publication Date: January 15, 2008 | ISBN-10: 3836500914 | ISBN-13: 978-3836500913 | Edition: 25th
Architecture at the dawn of the 21st century: the indispensable compendium This two-volume compilation brings together highlights from TASCHEN's groundbreaking title Building a New Millennium and the first four volumes of our renowned Architecture Now! books for a comprehensive study of architecture around the world at the beginning of the 21st century. Up-and-coming architects?tomorrow's superstars?are featured alongside the field's most respected practitioners, such as Santiago Calatrava, Herzog & de Meuron, Koolhaas/OMA, Daniel Libeskind, Richard Meier, Oscar Niemeyer, and Jean Nouvel.
From the Publisher
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 Tuñón, 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 Saõ Paulo or Cerro Paranal, Chile • Library in Seattle by Rem Koolhaas/OMA • Houses in Mexico City, Saõ 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, Jakob +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) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Hardcover: 848 pages
Publisher: Taschen; 25th edition (January 15, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 12 x 3.5 x 9.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 13.8 pounds