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100 Contemporary Houses : Bibliotheca Universalis - Jodidio Philip

100 Contemporary Houses

Bibliotheca Universalis

Hardcover Published: 25th April 2016
ISBN: 9783836557832
Number Of Pages: 688

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Designing private residences has its own very special challenges and nuances for the architect. The scale may be more modest than public projects, the technical fittings less complex than an industrial site, but the preferences, requirements and vision of particular personalities becomes priority. The delicate task is to translate all the emotive associations and practical requirements of "home" into a workable, constructed reality.

This publication rounds up 100 of the world's most interesting and pioneering homes designed in the past two decades, featuring a host of talents both new and established, including John Pawson, Richard Meier, Shigeru Ban, Tadao Ando, Zaha Hadid, Herzog & de Meuron, Daniel Libeskind, Alvaro Siza, and Peter Zumthor. Accommodating daily routines of eating, sleeping, and shelter, as well as offering the space for personal experience and relationships, this is architecture at its most elementary and its most intimate.

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ISBN: 9783836557832
ISBN-10: 3836557835
Series: Bibliotheca Universalis
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 688
Published: 25th April 2016
Publisher: TASCHEN AMER LLC
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 20.07 x 15.24  x 4.57
Weight (kg): 1.33

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