The most extraordinary contemporary buildings from around the world.
Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors
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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
290 x 250 mm, 11 5/8 x 10 1/8 in
350 colour illustrations, 100 black and white illustrations
About the book
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.