Chronicled through informed descriptions and detailed and photographically rich visual documentation, the results testify to the importance of Adjaye’s growing inventiveness and provide powerful ideas for residential architecture. 300+ illustrations, 250+ in color. For david adjaye, such early commissions connected him to a rising generation of creators with whom he shared a range of sensibilities.
David Adjaye: Living Spaces #ad - A dazzling tour of fifteen contemporary houses designed by David Adjaye, one of the most influential architects of his generationHouses or domestic buildings are often among the first projects young architects design. Selecting projects that are challenging because of their sites, complexity, or architectural possibility, Adjaye has both expanded and sharpened his domestic design, taking it in new directions and to new locations.
This monograph presents the fifteen finest and most recent examples, from Africa to Brooklyn, from desolate farmlands to urban jungles.
Studio Joy WorksPrinceton Architectural Press #ad - Rick joy's reputation as one of the country's most gifted designers, whose mining of materials and site create transcendent, even poetic buildings, was established in his first book, Desert Works. The projects in this book are further contextualized with an essay by Joy and spectacular photographs. This follow-up, 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, including houses in Vermont and California, his first public project, and residences abroad in Mexico and Turks and Caicos.
Allied Works Architecture: DwellingRizzoli #ad - Guided by principles of craft and innovation, Allied Works creates designs that resonate with their specificity of place and purpose. Drawing on examples of his own instantly recognizable user-friendly modern design, principal of celebrated firm Allied Works Architecture, Brad Cloepfil, demonstrates how to create serene havens for modern living.
Allied works architecture: dwelling is dedicated to the renowned firm’s residential works, which are laboratories for experiments in form and building craft informing the firm’s growing portfolio of large-scale projects around the globe. Using a research-based approach, shape, Allied Works distills the elemental principles that drive each of their projects and transforms these into material, and structure.
Allied Works Architecture: Dwelling #ad - Here is a portrait of the most forward-looking spaces for contemporary living, all perfectly suited to twenty-first-century lifestyles. This book presents new and recent innovative spaces for living, either in breathtaking rustic settings or the urban centers of the Pacific Northwest and New York City.
Jim Olson: Building, Nature, ArtThames & Hudson #ad - Over the course of a career spanning nearly fifty years, Southeast Asia, evident in projects that suit and enhance their locations in Mexico, Olson has established a reputation for thoughtfully considered buildings, in collaboration with his partner Tom Kundig, and the Pacific Northwest. This up-to-date survey of olson’s work, offers a stunning look―by way of plans, sketches, focusing chiefly on his buildings for art-collecting private clients and large-scale resorts, and photographs―at the career of a great American architect.
The accompanying text includes an introduction by architecture critic Aaron Betsky as well as Olson’s own reflections on the medium. 400 illustrations. A lavish monograph celebrating one of the most respected and admired American architects, known for his sensitivity to the nature and traditions of the Pacific NorthwestSeattle-based architect Jim Olson blends straight, clean architectural lines and curving natural scenery with such ease that one forgets they weren’t always in harmony.
David Adjaye: Constructed NarrativesLars Müller Publishers #ad - In the essays, private houses, adjaye shows how his approach to the design of temporary pavilions and furniture, and installations at the 2015 Venice Biennale feeds into his designs for public buildings. Other essays discuss his engagement with geography, the urban environment, his approach to materiality, and architectural types.
. The presented projects include two public libraries and the National Museum of African American History and Culture, all in Washington D. C. A residential mixed-use building in New York, and a hybrid art-retail building in Beirut. Two of adjaye’s current projects are also included. Lars M ller. Constructed narratives brings together essays and several recently completed buildings by David Adjaye, in the United States and elsewhere.
2018 - Vincent Van Duysen 2009Thames & Hudson #ad - 250 color illustrations and 150 black-and-white illustrations Lars M ller. 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.
The projects featured in this new book include an array of elegant residences in New York, Paris, and The Hamptons, and other private and public buildings, such as the Alexander Wang storefront in London. This new overview of the work of world-renowned Belgian architect Vincent Van Duysen focuses on his most recent projects over the past decade.
2018 - Vincent Van Duysen 2009 #ad - 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. 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.
Ehrlich Yanai Outside-In: New California ModernismThe Monacelli Press #ad - As ehrlich says, "blurring the boundaries between the built and natural environment, our designs merge California modernism with vernacular design elements. 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. Through details and materials, we maximize the home owner's connection with the site and natural surroundings.
Ehrlich Yanai Outside-In: New California Modernism #ad - Lars M ller. These designs are characterized by the fusion of powerful, climatic, simple forms, with the cultural, and contextual particulars of place. 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.
Recipient of the 2015 firm award from the American Institute of Architects, EYRC Architects is internationally recognized for elegant design in a modernist spirit.
Work of Mackay Lyons Sweetapple Architects: Economy as EthicThames & Hudson #ad - Reinforcing this imperative is the architects’ engagement of their place of practice, coastal Nova Scotia, landform, and its climate, and material culture. The practice has evolved plan types that allow the architects to engage the land and climate of their native Nova Scotia, and is also focused on the importance of the interior spatial experience.
500+ illustrations in color, 150 line drawings Lars M ller. Thames hudson. Economy as an ethical imperative leads to creating the “maximal" experience with minimal form, material, and cost. The result, evident in the nearly one hundred projects featured in the book, is both practical and poetic. An inspiring monograph that captures the practical yet beautiful architecture of one of the leading architectural firms in the worldThe work of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects embodies two interrelated primary principles: economy and place.
Work of Mackay Lyons Sweetapple Architects: Economy as Ethic #ad - The work of mackay-lyons sweetapple is predicated on the belief that what really matters in architecture is not fashion and form but the material culture of building and the making of places.
David Adjaye: Form, Heft, MaterialArt Institute of Chicago #ad - Following an introduction by zoë ryan, adjaye writes on his current and future work, finally, transnational architecture, with subsequent essays by an extraordinary cadre of architectural scholars on Adjaye’s master plans and urban planning, and, monuments and memorials, the forthcoming museum in D.
C. Thames hudson. He is also known for his collaborations with artists, most recently with the British painter Chris Ofili b. He transforms complex ideas and concepts into approachable and innovative structures that respond to the geographical, engineering, ecological, economic, technological, and cultural systems that shape the practice of global architecture.
David Adjaye: Form, Heft, Material #ad - 1966 is rapidly emerging as a major international figure in architecture and design—and this stunning catalogue serves only to cement his role as one of the most important architects of our time. His expanding portfolio of important civic architecture, the United States, and urban planning commissions spans Europe, public buildings, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
Adjaye’s completed work in the United States includes the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, a pair of public libraries in D. C. And several private residences. Lars M ller. 1968.
A Feeling of HistoryVerlag Scheidegger and Spiess #ad - The resulting book is a surprisingly revelatory view of one of the most interesting and restlessly creative architects of our era. Thames hudson. Lars M ller. In meandering, stendhal, impressionistic style, such as Johann Peter Hebel, Nabokov, and drawing on their favorite writers, and T. While he was working to complete the allmannajuvet Zinc Mine Museum in southern Norway in 2016, Swiss architect Peter Zumthor asked Norwegian architectural historian Mari Lending to engage in a dialogue about the project.
This small, beautifully designed book records the conversation between Zumthor and Lending, accompanied by photographs taken by the renowned Swiss architectural photographer Hélène Binet. Eliot, their exchanges explore how history, time, and temporalities reverberate across Zumthor’s oeuvre. S. Looking back, from architectural interventions in dramatic landscapes to his design for the redevelopment of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Zumthor ponders on how a feeling of history has informed his attempts at emotional reconstruction by means of building, which conceived the building on a suitably grand urban scale.
Adjaye: Africa: Architecture: Compact EditionThames & Hudson #ad - The result is one of the most original, ambitious, and important architectural publications of our time. Over a decade, colorful cities, photographing thousands of buildings, sites, and public spaces, he tirelessly documented these dynamic, and letting each building speak for itself. Thames Hudson. The result was a stunning seven-volume work that has become an essential resource for all those interested in the burgeoning continent.
The fifty-three cities featured in this remarkable study are grouped according to the terrain in which they are set: the Maghreb north Africa; Desert; Sahel the semi-arid transitional region between the Sahara and the south; Forest; Savannah and Grassland; and Mountain and Highveld. 700+ photographs in color Lars M ller.
Adjaye: Africa: Architecture: Compact Edition #ad - Each metropolis is illuminated by a concise urban history, and satellite imagery, maps, along with the dozens of photographs Adjaye has taken with an architect’s eye. Thames hudson. This compact edition selects the highlights from over 4, 000 buildings and places captured for the initial seven-volume work.
A complete overview of architecture in fifty-three african cities, seen through the eyes and images of one of the world’s leading young architectsEducated in England, David Adjaye’s lifelong dream was to return to Africa as an architect to document the continent’s built environment.