Building The 21st Century
An up-to-the-minute reference work of contemporary architecture
This sixth installment of Architecture Now! features buildings ranging from Fujimori’s tiny (6.07 sq meters) Teahouse Tetsu to Foster’s gigantic Crystal Island in Moscow (1.1 million sq meters), providing an arching overview of today"s architecture, from traditional to radically avant-garde. What is the zeitgeist, and whither architecture in this new century? Architecture Now! 6 is the reference for what"s happening now and what"s to come. Easy-to-navigate illustrated A–Z entries include current and recent projects, biographies, contact information, and websites.
3deluxe, 3LHD Architects, Adjaye/Associates, Ai Wei Wei/FAKE Design, Tadao Ando, Alejandro Aravena, ARGE Grazioli Krischanitz, Shigeru Ban, Barkow Leibinger, Bernardes + Jacobsen, Olafur Eliasson, KSP Engel und Zimmermann, FAM Arquitectura, Foster and Partners, Terunobu Fujimori, Massimiliano Fuksas, Anto"n Garci"a-Abril, Dionisio Gonza"lez, Zaha Hadid, Heatherwick Studio, Herzog & de Meuron, Steven Holl, Holzer Kobler, Junya Ishigami, Toyo Ito, Jakob+MacFarlane, Carlos Jimenez, Kengo Kuma, Lassila Hirvilammi, Daniel Libeskind, LIN Finn Geipel + Giulia Andi, MIII Architecten, MADA s.p.a.m., Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Corinna Menn, Merkx+Girod Architecten, Jose" Rafael Moneo, Morphosis, MvRdV, Manfredi Nicoletti, Valerio Olgiati, Studio Pei-Zhu, Renzo Piano, PTW Architects, Studio Arne Quinze, RCR Arquitectes, Rojkind Arquitectos, Marc Rolinet, Hans-Jo"rg Ruch, SANAA/Sejima + Nishizawa, Thomas Schu"tte, Scope Cleaver, A"lvaro Siza Vieira, Sn?hetta, Tonkin Liu, Bernard Tschumi, UNStudio, URBANUS, Pekka Vapaavuori, Various Architects, Wandel Hoefer Lorch, Jean-Michel Wilmotte, Riken Yamamoto, Peter Zumthor
About the author:
Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His books include TASCHEN"s Architecture Now! series, and monographs on Tadao Ando, Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid. He is internationally renowned as one of the most popular writers on the subject of architecture.