Le corbusier: the built work provides numerous views of each project to bring a fuller understanding of the architect's command of space, sometimes surprising use of materials and color, and the almost ineffable qualities that only result from a commanding synthesis of all aspects of design. Photographer richard pare has crossed the globe for years to document the extant works of Le Corbusier--from his first villas in Switzerland to his mid-career works in his role as the first global architect in locations as far-flung as Argentina and Russia, at Harvard University, including his sole North American project, and his late works, and an extensive civic plan for Chandigarh, India.
Le Corbusier: The Built Work #ad - With an authoritative text by scholar and curator Jean-Louis Cohen, Le Corbusier: The Built Work is a groundbreaking opportunity to appreciate the master's work anew.
Studio Joy WorksPrinceton Architectural Press #ad - Rick joy's reputation as one of the country's most gifted designers, was established in his first book, even poetic buildings, whose mining of materials and site create transcendent, Desert Works. The projects in this book are further contextualized with an essay by Joy and spectacular photographs. This follow-up, his first public project, including houses in vermont and California, Studio Joy Works, a train station in Princeton, marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of his firm's founding and continues the careful documentation of the growing body of his important work, New Jersey, and residences abroad in Mexico and Turks and Caicos.
Steven Holl: Seven HousesRizzoli #ad - Time magazine declared holl "America's Best Architect" for his "buildings that satisfy the spirit as well as the eye. ". Considered one of america's most important architects, Holl is recognized for his ability to blend space and light with great contextual sensitivity and to utilize the unique qualities of each project to create a concept-driven design.
It offers the reader unprecedented access to the thought processes and work of this groundbreaking, cutting-edge architect through his own words and watercolors--and more than 100 photographs. This volume features seven of his residential houses and looks at his approach to modernist suburban residences, including two new homes finished in 2017.
Steven Holl: Seven Houses #ad - This book takes a close look at seven houses designed by Steven Holl, considered one of America's most influential architects. Viewed as a collection, these houses serve to demonstrate the wide range of Holl's prodigious genius through lavish and striking photographs as well as Holl's own descriptions.
Ehrlich Yanai Outside-In: New California ModernismThe Monacelli Press #ad - Accompanying the drawings and luxurious color photography are sketches and source material that reveal the genesis of the design as well as the completed project. Sixteen houses are presented in the book, the majority in Southern California and others near San Francisco and Houston. Residential designs are at the heart of the practice, which now encompasses commercial and institutional projects.
As ehrlich says, "blurring the boundaries between the built and natural environment, our designs merge California modernism with vernacular design elements. A survey of houses designed by steven ehrlich and Takashi Yanai of EYRC Architects, an award-winning firm whose modernist approach is infused with deep engagement with the vernacular.
Ehrlich Yanai Outside-In: New California Modernism #ad - Recipient of the 2015 firm award from the American Institute of Architects, EYRC Architects is internationally recognized for elegant design in a modernist spirit. These designs are characterized by the fusion of powerful, with the cultural, simple forms, climatic, and contextual particulars of place. Through details and materials, we maximize the home owner's connection with the site and natural surroundings.
The Sea Ranch: Architecture, Environment, and IdealismPrestel #ad - This book showcases the exemplary balance between land stewardship and modernist architecture that has made The Sea Ranch a model for living in harmony with nature. Copublished by the san Francisco Museum of Modern Art and DelMonico Books. A collection of essays that consider the sea Ranch in relation to popular leisure destinations and within the context of the architectural history of California are accompanied by conversations with designers and others associated with the project from its inception.
This striking book examines the development of the site's master plan and iconic early designs through sketches, drawings, and contemporary and archival photographs of its astonishing landscapes and distinctive timber-framed structures. This large-format and generously illustrated book captures the visionary approach to the land embraced in designs for The Sea Ranch, the planned community that has become a touchstone of 1960s West Coast modernism.
The Sea Ranch: Architecture, Environment, and Idealism #ad - Situated on a ten-mile stretch of rugged Northern California coastline, The Sea Ranch was conceived by Alfred Boeke as a retreat from urban living with connection to nature as a guiding principle. It features the work of architects lawrence Halprin, Donlyn Lyndon, Richard Whitaker, William Turnbull, Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, Charles Moore, and Joseph Esherick.
The Man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern CenturyLittle, Brown and Company #ad - But johnson was also a man of deep paradoxes: he was a Nazi sympathizer, a designer of synagogues, an enfant terrible into his old age, a populist, and a snob. A "smoothly written and fair-minded" wall street journal biography of architect Philip Johnson--a finalist for the National Book Critic's Circle Award When Philip Johnson died in 2005 at the age of 98, he was still one of the most recognizable--and influential--figures on the American cultural landscape.
He defined the era of "starchitecture" with its flamboyant buildings and celebrity designers who esteemed aesthetics and style above all other concerns. The first recipient of the pritzker prize and moma's founding architectural curator, and his controversial AT&T Building in NYC, Johnson made his mark as one of America's leading architects with his famous Glass House in New Caanan, CT, among many others in nearly every city in the country--but his most natural role was as a consummate power broker and shaper of public opinion.
The Man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century #ad - Johnson introduced european modernism--the sleek, designers, and mentored generations of architects, glass-and-steel architecture that now dominates our cities--to America, and artists to follow. His clients ranged from the Rockefellers to televangelists to Donald Trump. Award-winning architectural critic and biographer Mark Lamster's The Man in the Glass House lifts the veil on Johnson's controversial and endlessly contradictory life to tell the story of a charming yet deeply flawed man.
A rollercoaster tale of the perils of wealth, privilege, this book probes the dynamics of American culture that made him so powerful, and ambition, and tells the story of the built environment in modern America.
BreuerPhaidon Press #ad - The most comprehensive book on architect and designer marcel breuer 1902-1981the most comprehensive book on architect and designer Marcel Breuer 1902-1981, furniture, looking in detail at all the houses, and public buildings he designed In Europe and the United States–from his beginning at the Bauhaus through his collaboration with Walter Gropius, and the establishment of his own practice in the USA.
Le Corbusier: Drawing as ProcessYale University Press #ad - Each day of my life has been dedicated in part to drawing. Even after le corbusier turned to architecture, he continued to paint and draw. I have never stopped drawing and painting, where I could find them, seeking, the secrets of form. Le corbusier charles-Édouard jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier 1887–1965, is famous for transforming 20th-century architecture and urbanism.
His thousands of drawings, rarely exhibited but meticulously stored in two watch cabinets from his family home, were particularly significant; he considered his work as a draftsman to be fundamental to his creative process. Less attention has been paid to his artistic production, although he began his career as a painter.
Le Corbusier: Drawing as Process #ad - Beautifully illustrated with more than 300 drawings that have never before been published for an English readership, this revealing book charts the evolution of Le Corbusier’s process from his youthful travels abroad to his arrival and maturation in Paris. Le corbusier indeed studied under charles l’Éplattenier and, together with the artist Amédée Ozenfant, founded the Purist movement in the manifesto After Cubism.
. In addition to providing a crucial new background against which to comprehend Le Corbusier’s architecture and urbanism, this important volume advocates for understanding him alongside leading modern artists including Pablo Picasso and Fernand Léger. Danièle pauly shows how his drawings functioned within an intimate zone of private reflection and situates his work within the broader artistic and intellectual currents of Cubism, Purism, Primitivism, and Surrealism.
Vincent Van Duysen 2009 - 2018Thames & Hudson #ad - With photography by internationally renowned architectural photographer Helene Binet, it will be a welcome addition to any architecture lover or design enthusiast’s shelf. In recent years van Duysen has secured his reputation as one of the major tastemakers of minimalist design. Van duysen’s forays into product and interior design are also featured, including yacht interiors and furniture and homeware design for brands including the esteemed Italian house Molteni & C.
With foreword by the actor, and close friend of Van Duysen, Julianne Moore, this new collection of works also includes an insightful preface by the architect Nicola di Battista. C. The projects featured in this new book include an array of elegant residences in New York, and The Hamptons, and other private and public buildings, Paris, such as the Alexander Wang storefront in London.
Vincent Van Duysen 2009 - 2018 #ad - 250 color illustrations and 150 black-and-white illustrations. This new overview of the work of world-renowned Belgian architect Vincent Van Duysen focuses on his most recent projects over the past decade. A follow-up and companion to vincent van duysen works 1989–2009, this brand new overview presents Belgian architect Van Duysen’s most recent works over the course of the past decade.
Architects' Houses 30 inventive and imaginative homes architects designed and live inPrinceton Architectural Press #ad - Inventive and imaginative homes in 17 different countries. From jefferson's monticello to the creations of Charles and Ray Eames, Toyo Ito to Frank Gehry. Learn how established architects design their own homes' design. Architects' houses is richly illustrated with photographs, sketches, and plans. Explore the creative process and influence of architects' houses over the past two hundred years.
This generously illustrated book brims with ideas and inspiration as these architects' houses show different answers to the question: how can a house enrich lives and its natural surroundings? Spacious or frugal, daring or reductive, details, and materials, ambitious or modest, the inspiring buildings in Architects' Houses are unique in design concepts, refined or rough-edged, and how they interact with their landscape.
Architects' Houses 30 inventive and imaginative homes architects designed and live in #ad - A treasure trove of ideas for homeowners, practitioners, and interior designers. What does an architect's dream house look like? Explore the homes of thirty of the world's most talented architects.