The Story of Contemporary Architecture Paola Favole

ISBN: 9783791345987

Published: September 29th 2011

Paperback

156 pages


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The Story of Contemporary Architecture  by  Paola Favole

The Story of Contemporary Architecture by Paola Favole
September 29th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 156 pages | ISBN: 9783791345987 | 6.77 Mb

Focusing on contemporary architecture, this book gives readers the tools they need to grasp the architectural language and building forms of todays architecture. Part of a new, accessibly written, and generously illustrated series on architectureMoreFocusing on contemporary architecture, this book gives readers the tools they need to grasp the architectural language and building forms of todays architecture.

Part of a new, accessibly written, and generously illustrated series on architecture through the ages, this book features contemporary architectures most important architects and buildings, interior and exterior photographs, detailed images, drawings and plans. From post- and neo-modernist to deconstructivist and contextualist, contemporary architecture embraces a wide range of approaches. It is unified by its accomplishment of technical challenges, innovative use of resources and space, and insistence on forward-looking design.

Some of the most renowned contemporary architects exemplifying these principals are Daniel Libeskind, Zaha Hahid, Rem Koolhaas, Norman Foster, and Frank Gehry.



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