|Author:||Christiane de Nicolay-Mazery|
A dozen aristocratic French families invite readers to experience their elegant lifestyle, from the royal stag hunting tradition of Louis XI and Louis XIII at the Chateau de Champchevrier to Hubert de Givenchys elegant Parisian townhouse imbued with grandeur and comfort in the style of Napolean III. The featured houses, illus... read more
At last the houses of architect Michael Suttor are open to the public to view in this book of more than 200 beautiful images by Italian photographer, Luca Villata.
Previously, the classical style of Michael's homes has been tightly guarded by Sydney's connoisseurs.
This lavish collection of images shows his design... read more
Full of writing, reports, and recommendations, The Monocle Guide to Better living is original, informative, entertaining, and comprehensive. This is not a book about glitz but rather an upbeat survey of products and ideas built to treasure and last. Monocle is one of the most successful magazines to be developed in the past d... read more
This book presents concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation, from the basics of "How to Draw a Line" to the complexities of color theory.This is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the studio and in their backpacks. It is also a book they may want to keep out of view of ... read more
In the first volume of Makers of Modern Architecture (2007), Martin Filler examined the emergence of that revolutionary new form of building and explored its aesthetic, social, and spiritual aspirations through illuminating studies of some of its most important practitioners, from Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright to, in ... read more
A new generation of homeowners and architects is finding original solutions and unusual locations for contemporary single-family homes in urban areas.
"Our House in the City" not only presents striking photos and detailed architectural plans of urban living solutions, but it also tells the stories behind s... read more
This is a book of quotations by and about architects, and architecture. One quotation per page, the quote on the left and right side of the spread will in some way respond to each other. The Architect Says will resemble a dinner party, with an architect from the eighteenth century sitting next to one practicing today, or two ... read more
We don't just look at buildings: their facades, beautiful or ugly, conceal the spaces where we live. We are born, work, love, and die in architecture. We buy and sell it, rent and squat it, create and destroy it. All of these aspects of buildings--economic, erotic, political, and psychological--are crucial if we are to unders... read more
One of the most influential design philosophies of the past 25 years has been Glenn Murcutts dictum that buildings should touch the earth lightly. While architects have always sought to liberate architecture from its solid foundations through the use of new materials and spatial reconfigurations, climate change, new materials... read more
A romantic vision of the finest Arts and Crafts architect. Practicing from the turn of the twentieth century to the beginning of the Second World War, Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott exerted a profound influence on English Arts and Crafts architecture and design as well as on the nascent modernist movement. As a leader of the Arts ... read more
This book examines and celebrates more than thirty years of innovative work by Kerry Hill Architects, a studio with offices in Singapore and Fremantle, Australia. This multi-award winning practice established its reputation with a series of exotic resorts in locations throughout southeast Asia, and also designed a brace of ex... read more
Window on the world. Travelling the world with an architect's eye. Architect Harry Seidler spent more than 50 years traveling the globe, extensively photographing the peak achievements in architecture from 3000 B.C. to the present day. Thanks to sound advice given to him early on by his photographer brother Marcell ("Only use... read more
By means of exquisite scale drawings, Public Sydney describes and celebrates the public buildings, rooms and spaces of central Sydney, Australia's founding metropolis. It presents almost 100 of the city's most important public places in plan, cross-section and elevation, supported by images, and provides an overview of their ... read more
This publication, which features 220 large-format photographs, offers us a visual tour of the houses that belong to the Duchess of Alba in Madrid (The Liria Palace), Seville (The Palace of Las Duenas), Salamanca (The Palace of Monterrey), Ibiza and San Sebastian. The images were taken by the renowned interior photographer, R... read more
This title lets you take a private tour of magnificent homes, with their lush gardens, elegant courtyards and inviting pools set amid breathtaking landscapes. This lavish new book from Veranda magazine offers a wealth of ideas for exceptional outdoor rooms and spaces, all created by the world's best designers. Broken down int... read more
A covetable new study on the work of Finnish architect Alvar Aalto, one of the twentieth-centuries most popular and accessible masters. Clear, concise and compact, this complete overview of Aalto explores all his major works, including their environmental, cultural and social contexts.
In Melbourne Art Deco, Robin Grow, President of the Art Deco & Modernism Society Inc., examines the rise, fall and resurgence of Art Deco in Melbourne from the 1930s to the present day. With contemporary images by David Thompson and a team of photographers, supported by archival material, Melbourne Art Deco offers an inva... read more
Diese grundlegende und umfassende Mies-Monografie betrachtet sein Werk von einem entwurfsbezogenen Standpunkt der Architektur aus: Sie rekonstruiert die Bauten in ihrem realisierten Zustand und sieht sie gleichsam auf Augenhohe des heutigen Betrachters: als qualitatvolle und nach wie vor inspirierende Architektur eines grosse... read more
An expansive and shrewdly curated collection of the most cutting-edge, effective, and appealing breakthroughs inhome architecture, perfect for aspiring professionals, ambitious design firms, and anyone interested in exploring the frontiers of residential living spaces. Featuring amazing photographs of some of the world's most... read more