Building the New Millennium: Architecture at the start of the 21st Century

Building the New Millennium: Architecture at the start of the 21st Century
Library Shelf Location 10.WATS
Publication Date 2010
Description This book looks at the most extraordinary buildings featured in the Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture. Focusing on landmarks and public buildings, this is a well-informed survey of the most innovative structures to be built in recent years. Each project is given a full double page spread with a selection of images showing every aspect of the building, accompanied by an engaging and informative text about the building, its uses and its context. * A concise overview of the most extraordinary landmarks built around the world since the turn of the millennium * Features such noteworthy projects as the Casa da Musica in Portugal by OMA, the Walt Disney Concert Hall in the United States by Frank Gehry and the National Stadium in China by Herzog & de Meuron * Covers a wide range of building types, including stadia, theatres, museums, offices and government buildings, alongside some smaller-scale chapels and retail spaces * Includes a descriptive text for each project, accompanied by an extensive selection of exterior and interior photographs, as well as plans and architectural drawings * An easy-to-use sourcebook for the architect and general reader alike
ISBN 9780714856001
Quantity 1
Pages 159
Authors Sally Watson, Justine Sambrook
Format Hardback
Publisher Phaidon Press Ltd, London
Category Architecture (category)
Language English

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