Recent generations of farmers have reinvented the family farm and its traditions, embracing organic practices and sustainability and, along with them, a bold new use of modern architecture. The New Farm profiles sixteen contemporary farms around the globe, accompanied by plans and colorful images that highlight the connections among family, food, design, terrain, and heritage.
Visit a Tasmanian sheep shearers' quarters with a dramatic coastal view and a bamboo-wrapped farm shed in Kentucky. Learn from a fourth-generation poultry breeder and newcomers who have stepped off the corporate ladder and into the barnyard. Projects include an olive oil grove and mill in California, the storied Stone Barns Center in New York, and organic farms in Canada and across Europe. An introduction places the design of these farms in a lineage of celebrated architects including William Wurster, William Turnbull, Edward Larrabee Barnes, Marc Appleton, and Tom Kundig.
Daniel P. Gregory is a longtime magazine and website editor and author of Cliff May and the Modern Ranch House. He graduated from Yale, received his PhD in architectural history from UC Berkeley, and lives in the Bay Area.
Details: Hardcover Size: 8 X 10 IN Pages: 192 Color: 150 Publication Date: 06/30/2020 Rights: World
A breathtaking survey of contemporary homes, each with a deep connection to the landscapes and vistas of the mountains
Whether snow-capped, rocky, or covered with verdant forest, the sublime wilderness of mountains has inspired humans for millennia. Offering respite from urban living and a profound connection to nature, mountain landscapes also present unique challenges that have resulted in innovative, resourceful, and beautiful residential architecture. Living in the Mountains is the definitive global tour, showcasing the finest examples of architect-designed homes, whether furnished with impressive views, offering protection from harsh environments, or simply reveling in their extraordinary altitude.
Format: Hardback Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in) Pages: 256 pp Illustrations: 250 illustrations
In the tradition of the bestselling Where Chefs Eat: the definitive global hotel guide by the real experts who know - architects
No one appreciates a building quite like an architect - and now, for the first time, more than 250 of the world's leading architects share insider tips on where to stay, revealing everything from renowned destinations to undiscovered gems. With 1,200 listings in more than 100 countries, this unique guide has readers covered, whether planning a business trip or a vacation, a city break or a remote getaway, a wedding or a corporate event. It's the ideal resource, gift, and gateway to design-conscious journeys worldwide.
Format: Hardback Size: 203 x 137 mm (8 x 5 3/8 in) Pages: 528 pp Illustrations: 65 illustrations ISBN: 9780714879260
Escape and unwind with this breathtaking collection of contemporary homes - each designed with relaxation in mind
Packed with the spirit of sanctuary, Living on Vacation is an inspiring showcase of spaces used exclusively for retreat and rejuvenation; from sun-drenched private islands and peaceful lakeside cottages to intimate mountain hideaways and secluded desert villas. This volume goes further than any other in search of the world's most desirable havens, featuring fabulous, architect-designed homes from across the globe, each illustrated inside and out with carefully curated photography emphasizing each home's stunning location.
Format: Hardback Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in) Pages: 280 pp Illustrations: 250 illustrations ISBN: 9781838660406
The revolutionary architect’s life and work in an updated monograph
Zaha Hadid was a revolutionary architect. For years, she was widely acclaimed and won numerous prizes despite building practically nothing. Some even said her work was simply impossible to build. Yet, during the latter years of her life, Hadid’s daring visions became a reality, bringing a new and unique architectural language to cities and structures such as the Port House in Antwerp, the Al Janoub Stadium near Doha, Qatar, and the spectacular new airport terminal in Beijing.
By her untimely death in 2016, Hadid was firmly established among architecture’s finest elite, working on projects in Europe, China, the Middle East, and the United States. She was the first female architect to win both the Pritzker Prize for architecture and the prestigious RIBA Royal Gold Medal, with her long-time Partner Patrik Schumacher now the leader of Zaha Hadid Architects and in charge of many new projects.
Based on the massive TASCHEN monograph, this book is now available in an extensivelyupdated and accessible edition covering Hadid’s complete works, including ongoing projects. With abundantphotographs, in-depth sketches, and Hadid’s own drawings, the volume traces the evolution of her career, spanning not only her most pioneering buildings but also the furniture and interior designsthat were integrated into her unique, and distinctly 21st-century, universe.
Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His TASCHEN books include the Architecture Now! series and monographs on Tadao Ando, Santiago Calatrava, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, Shigeru Ban, Richard Meier, and Zaha Hadid.
Zaha Hadid. Complete Works 1979–Today, 2020 Edition
Hardcover, 22.8 x 28.9 cm, 3.34 kg, 672 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-7243-9 Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
A smartly designed and beautifully illustrated look at the life and work of an elusive and influential designer and architect
Eileen Gray (1878–1976) was a versatile designer and architect who navigated numerous literary and artistic circles over the course of her life. This handsome volume chronicles Gray’s career as a designer, architect, painter, and photographer. The book’s essays, featuring copious new research, offer in-depth analysis of more than 50 individual designs and architectural projects, accompanied by both period and new photographs. Born in Ireland and educated in London, Gray proceeded to Paris where she opened a textile studio, studied the Japanese craft of lacquer that would become a primary technique in her design work, and owned and directed the influential gallery and store known as “Jean Désert.” Gray struggled for acceptance as a largely self-taught woman in male-dominated professions. Although she is now best known for her furniture, lighting, and carpets, she dedicated herself to many architectural and interior projects that were both personal and socially driven, including the Villa E 1027, the iconic modern house designed with Jean Badovici, as well as economical and demountable projects, such as the Camping Tent.
Format: Paperback Publication date: 28 Apr 2020 Imprint: Bard Center Dimensions: 504 pages: 267 x 216mm Illustrations: 300 color + b-w illus.
_ Biografische Reflexionen eines Architekten _ Selbstständige Geschichten, die an diversen Fäden zusammenhängen _ Vom Lokalen über das Regionale zum Globalen _ Thema der Verdichtung der Welt und was das für die Schweiz bedeutet
Ein Block mit Bleistift, ein kleiner Laptop, eine Loggia im Schatten – möglicherweise mit Blick aufs Meer: Über eineinhalb Jahrzehnte, meist in den Sommerferien, hat Architekt Markus Lüscher über seine Streifzüge durchs Leben reflektiert um herauszufinden, wie diese ihn beeinflusst und seinen Horizont erweitert haben und insbesondere sein Schweizersein prägen. Aus seinen biografisch durchsetzten Aufzeichnungen, die viel Alltägliches, Menschliches und Persönliches, aber auch Fantastisches und Groteskes beschreiben, setzt sich dieses Lesebuch zusammen. Im Mittelpunkt stehen neben Beobachtungen und Geschichten aus der Heimat des Autors im Seetal (Kanton Aargau) und der Schweiz auch seine Erfahrungen, die er auf Reisen in andere Länder sowie im Rahmen eines längeren beruflichen Auslandaufenthaltes in Hongkong machte. Was Markus Lüscher beschreibt, ist exemplarisch für die heutige Verdichtung der globalisierten Welt, dem Wachstum von Metropolen und Agglomerationen. Er macht deutlich, dass diese Entwicklungen auch für die Schweiz in der Mitte Europas relevante Themen sind, die die Zukunft der Eidgenossenschaft maßgeblich beeinflussen.
Deutsch 864 Seiten 100 Abbildungen 12 x 18 cm Klappenbroschur Erscheinungsdatum: 11/2018
NEW RESIDENTIAL GARDEN CONCEPTS & ARCHITECTURE FOR A GREENER PLANET
Wander through an assortment of innovative gardens, from rooftop plots to lush countryside backyards.
As our lifestyles become more sustainable, so does the way we interact with our gardens. No matter what size your patch is, it’s easy to create diverse and rich environments for plants and insects, or to grow your own fruits or vegetables. The Gardens of Eden introduces you to over 20 imaginative projects, featuring interviews with garden designers, insightful texts, and plans to show what contemporary garden culture looks like. In addition, this title offers information about different climate zones and soil types and gives tips for sustainable gardening and self-sufficiency. Get creative with native plants, and design greener corners within urban areas. The Gardens of Eden looks at fascinating examples of gardens around the world, teaching what you can do for nature while revealing what a green space can do for you.
Abbye Churchill was the editorial director of Wilder Quarterly, and her first book, A Wilder Life (co-written with Celestine Maddy), was featured in the New York Times Book Review. Her writing has also appeared in the New York Times, Vogue, Food & Wine, and W. She lives in Brooklyn, New York City.
The book 'Designing Lightness. Structures for Saving Energy' is an appeal to start designing minimum weight applications to seriously save energy. It also offers practical advice for doing so. Designing Lightness entertains the reader with its free associations, creating unexpected crosslinks between the world of composite materials and structural solutions. It therefore precedes the conventional approach to sustainability, which focuses on symptoms rather than causes of environmental overload. The book is of interest to all designing disciplines, combining packaging, vehicles, skyscrapers and nanoscale phenomena.
Adriaan Beukers is an emeritus professor in Lightweight Structures. Ed van Hinte is a writer and award-winning critic with a design and engineering background. The book is the extended and improved sequel to their book Lightness, which appeared in 1998.
Alan I W Frank House: The Modernist Masterwork by Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer
Text by Kenneth Frampton and Barry Bergdoll and Charles A. Birnbaum and Alan I W Frank
The first book to feature this modernist masterpiece, one of Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer's most important residential commissions.
Offering a rare opportunity to explore the largest and most luxurious house designed by Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus, and Marcel Breuer, leading architect and furniture designer of the twentieth century, this beautifully designed volume celebrates the Alan I W Frank House in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Built in 1939-40, the house embodies the Bauhaus "total work of art" philosophy, with Gropius and Breuer having designed every aspect of the building and its site. Illustrations including new and archival images and the architects' plans and sketches highlight an exquisite balance of proportions and colors. Accompanying essays place this house firmly within the American modernist canon just as the Bauhaus celebrates its one-hundreth anniversary in 2019.
About The Author
Alan I W Frank, son of the original owners, is president of the Alan I W Frank House Foundation, whose mission is to restore and preserve the Frank House. Kenneth Frampton is one of the world's leading architectural historians of modernist architecture. Barry Bergdoll, former curator of architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art, is a professor of modern architectural history at Columbia University. Charles A. Birnbaum is president and CEO of the Cultural Landscape Foundation.
‘It was only after the Mexican War of Independence that the Indian fountain sprang forth. Only after the Spanish crown was expelled did the zeitgeist of Mexican art look to its ancient past with overdue awe. Ever since, painters, writers, and architects have drawn inspiration from this bloodline. Mexican modernism and muralism both took the pre-Hispanic undercurrent and blended it with the sensibility of their time, in the pursuit of national identity. From a vein out of this river emerged Agustín Hernández’. —Tezontle Studio & Luis Orozco Madero
Praxis, Agustín Hernández is the fourth book in a series devoted to some of our favourite architects, the houses they build, and the stories behind them.
Born in 1924, Agustín Hernández came of age as an architect in Mexico as modernist ideas coalesced with a renewed pride in the country’s past. He was a frontrunner in combining the symbols, myths, and urban planning principles of pre-Columbian civilisations to create imposing architectural monuments that even today retain their avant-garde nature—from the military academy he built as a modern-day Mayan ceremonial ground to the remote meditation centre commissioned by his sister, based on the symbolism of the snake, and the studio-home that he built for himself in 1975: Praxis, a geometric treehouse that still towers over the Bosques de las Lomas neighbourhood of Mexico City.
Original photography by Ryan Lowry. Texts by Tezontle Studio & Luis Orozco Madero, Carlota Pérez-Jofre, and Enrique Giner de los Ríos.
Published by Apartamento Publishing SL First edition, March 2020 Dimensions: 170×240 mm Pages: 88 Binding: hard cover
Following his best-selling quest for Soviet Bus Stops, Christopher Herwig has completed a subterranean expedition – photographing the stations of each Metro network of the former USSR. From extreme marble and chandelier opulence to brutal futuristic minimalist glory, Soviet Metro Stations documents this wealth of diverse architecture. Along the way Herwig captures individual elements that make up this singular Soviet experience: neon, concrete, escalators, signage, mosaics and relief sculptures all combine build an unforgettably vivid map of the Soviet Metro.
With an essay by leading architecture, politics and culture author and journalist Owen Hatherley.
160x200 mm hardback 248 pages ISBN: 978-0-9957455-6-8 Published 2019
A Photographic History of Modern American Architecture
A captivating history of 20th-century Modern American architecture, as seen through the eyes of a legendary photographer
It is impossible to overstate the importance of photography's role in shaping the world's perception of architecture. And towering above the ever-growing crowd of image-makers is Ezra Stoller, an architectural photographer of immeasurable consequence in documenting the history of modern architecture - both known and unknown - in the United States and beyond. This book is one of the first to present the breadth of Stoller's largely unseen archive of images, brought to life through exquisite color and duotone black-and-white reproductions.
Format: Hardback Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in) Pages: 416 pp Illustrations: 450 illustrations
EIN PRAKTISCHER LEITFADEN ZUR CONTAINERARCHITEKTUR
Die aktualisierte Ausgabe des Container Atlas mit über 20 neuen Projekten präsentiert eine Bandbreite aktueller internationaler Containerbauten, die von Stadtwohnungen und luxuriösen Privathäusern über Gemeindezentren und Restaurants bis hin zu mobilen Verkaufsflächen reichen. Neben Interviews mit führenden Vertretern der Container Architektur bietet dieses praktische Referenz- und Nachschlagewerk ausführliche Hintergrundinformationen zur Geschichte und Entwicklung des Einsatzes von Containern in der Architektur.
A curated collection of Postmodern architecture in all its glorious array of vivid non-conformity
A curated collection of Postmodern architecture in all its glorious array of vivid non-conformity
This unprecedented book takes its subtitle from Postmodernist icon Robert Venturi's spirited response to Mies van der Rohe's dictum that ‘less is more'. One of the 20th century's most controversial styles, Postmodernism began in the 1970s, reached a fever pitch of eclectic non-conformity in the 1980s and 90s, and after nearly 40 years is now enjoying a newfound popularity. Postmodern Architecture showcases examples of the movement in a rainbow of hues and forms from around the globe.
Format: Hardback Size: 290 x 250 mm (9 7/8 x 11 3/8 in) Pages: 224 pp Illustrations: 200 illustrations ISBN: 9780714878126
The Home Upgrade stellt innovative Architekten vor, die das Potenzial verkannter Gebäude voll ausschöpfen.
Jeder verdient eine zweite Chance, das gilt auch für die Gebäude, in denen wir leben. Ob unscheinbares Reihenhaus, ehemalige Schule, Garage oder historisches Bauernhaus – mit etwas Fantasie und Geschick lassen sich auch bestehende Gebäude in wahre Traumhäuser verwandeln. The Home Upgrade zeigt Umbauten, Anbauten und Renovierungen aus aller Welt, die von einfachen Maßnahmen bis zur kompletten Änderung des Grundrisses reichen. Gekonnt verbinden Architekten dabei alte Substanz und neue Ideen. Sie bewahren den ursprünglichen Charme der Gebäude und passen Raumaufteilung, Wohnkomfort und Effizienz den Anforderungen von heute an. Neben Grundrissen und anschaulichem Bildmaterial von über 30 Bauprojekten stellt The Home Upgrade innovative Architekten vor, die das Potenzial verkannter Gebäude voll ausschöpfen.
Discover the world’s finest crop of new homes. This dependable global digest features such talents as Shigeru Ban, MVRDV, and Marcio Kogan alongside up-and-comers like Xu Fu-Min, Vo Trong Nghia, Desai Chia, and Shunri Nishizawa. Organized by architect and brimming with crisp photography and plans, the result is a sweeping survey of the contemporary house.
Man sagt, Schönheit liege im Auge des Betrachters. In The Touch präsentieren Kinfolk und Norm Architects ein Designverständnis, das davon ausgeht, dass gute Gestaltung nicht nur den visuellen, sondern auch alle anderen menschlichen Sinne anspricht. Was haben ein Museum in Marrakesch, ein Mid-Century-Apartment in Berlin und ein Friedhof im Norden Venedigs gemeinsam? In The Touch setzen sich der Kinfolk-Mitbegründer Nathan Williams und Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen vom Büro Norm Architects mit dem Gedanken auseinander, dass beeindruckende Orte wie diese allesamt auf Gestaltungsaspekte setzen, bei denen der Mensch und sein sinnliches Erleben im Mittelpunkt stehen: Materialität und Haptik, Licht und Farbigkeit, Authentizität und Gemeinschaftsgefühl. Mit Einblicken in einige der betörendsten Gebäude und Innenräume der Welt bietet The Touch eine Fülle an Inspiration in Form von eindrucksvollen Fotografien, philosophischen Essays und praktischen Expertentipps.
The Touch is a new collaboration between Nathan Williams of Kinfolk and Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen of Norm Architects that welcome readers into over 25 inspiring spaces where interior design is not only visually appealing but engages all of the human senses.
Einbandart: Fester Einband Verlag: Die Gestalten Erscheinungsjahr: 2019 Seiten: 288 Seiten Sprache: Englisch Masse: Breite 250 mm, Höhe 338 mm, Dicke 35 mm Gewicht: 2170 g
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