Written by Peluffo, Gianluca
The first monograph bringing together all the projects of this now leading architectural firm. 5+1 Architetti Associati was founded in Genoa in 1995. Having gradually built up an interdisciplinary team around the central importance of the project, this architecture practice faces the challenges of the city--its obsolescence and renewed vitality--by tackling the transformation of the real.
Written by Caviola, Ernesta
The fascinating relationship between drawing and building. Architectural models, long used as tools in developing projects and controlling buildings, or as a way of presenting plans to the client in three-dimensional form, retain all their fascination despite the current predominance of digital images and renderings.
Written by Monamed Jaidah, Ibrahim
A photographic survey of the renovation of the Imam Mohammed bin Abdul Wahab Mosque in Qatar, retracing the story of the building and the new elements of the religious complex, added in full respect of the traditional Qatari architecture.
Written by Gabi Scardi
The reconstruction of Alberto Burris Teatro Continuo in its original location, some twenty-six years after it was dismantled, provides an ideal opportunity to retrace its history, and place the work in its critical and historical context.
Written by Watkin, David
The residential and institutional architecture and interior design by an eminent London-based classical architect. John Simpson is one of the world's leading practitioners of new classicism, a contemporary architecture movement that continues the practice of classical and traditional architecture and embraces the virtues of durability, functionality, and beauty.
Written by Incerti, Guido
Through a comprehensive examination of a number of international architectural projects, this book offers a compelling new perspective on modern living and contemporary architecture. As populations grow, where and how we live is a major concern. Very often architects address the issue of housing, and converting spaces is normally a more satisfactory solution than building from scratch.
Written by Ingrosso, Chiara
Over the last twenty years Barcelona has reached the apex of its public appeal, and the time has come for a critical evaluation of its recent past. Barcelona is an emblematic example of how a European and Mediterranean city can be radically transformed.
Written by Rifkind, David
The other side of twentieth-century architectural history in Italy and Europe. The short-lived cultural journal Quadrante transformed the practice of architecture in fascist Italy.
Written by Anderson, Robert S
A comprehensive, sumptuously illustrated history of the legendary city and its houses, parks, and gardens, from its founding to today. Beverly Hills: The First 100 Years celebrates this city on the advent of its centennial. Famous for its movie stars and beautiful homes, its lush gardens and glorious weather, Beverly Hills has lived in our collective imagination as a paradise.
BEYOND BEAUTY: RE-EXAMINING ARCHITECTURAL PROPORTION THROUGH THE BASILICA OF SAN LORENZO IN FLORENCE
Written by Cohen, Matthew A
The magic of early Renaissance architecture. The notion that numerical proportional systems contribute to the serene, orderly appearance of the basilica of San Lorenzo has long stood as a virtual axiom of architectural history. In this book, Cohen challenges this and many other long-standing preconceptions about proportional systems in the history of architecture.