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Destination Architecture

The Essential Guide to 1000 Contemporary Buildings


The definitive architecture travel guide that lets you visit 1,000 of today's most must-see contemporary buildings – whether at home or on the road


Phaidon Editors


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Price: USD$29.95

The definitive architecture travel guide that lets you visit 1,000 of today's most must-see contemporary buildings – whether at home or on the road

Featuring 1,000 of today's most compelling buildings by the world's finest architects, Destination: Architecture is an unparalleled and comprehensive resource for anyone wanting to get more out of their travels. No journey, from a long weekend to a long-haul trip, would be complete without this expertly curated 'who's who' of the most exciting architecture in the world. Each building is illustrated with a single image and accompanied by a brief description, with addresses, websites, and opening details. It's the best way to find and enjoy contemporary built culture on every continent.



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Flexibound
Size: 184 x 124 mm (7 1/4 x 4 7/8 in)
Pages: 560 pp
Illustrations: 1000 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714875354

Conceived and edited by Phaidon editors

"[I]f your architectural leanings skew more contemporary than classic, take note of Destination Architecture... A compendium of 1,000 of the world's most daringly modern edifices."—The Wall Street Journal

"Are bricks and mortar ever worth travelling for? Most definitely, says publisher Phaidon... Destination Architecture rounds up 1,000 contemporary buildings worth packing for."—Atlas (Abu Dhabi)

"Architecture buffs will be thrilled to see the most interesting, ground-breaking, and important buildings in the world all together in this comprehensive tome." —Elle

"Like all Phaidon photo books, this one is stunning... [It] would make a perfect holiday gift. Even the Grinch would fall in love with contemporary architecture after browsing this collection." —Architizer

"A comprehensive global travel guide to the contemporary built environment." —Modern Magazine

"The one you need to consult for your next city break... Destination Architecture is the compact companion for contemporary construction... A comprehensive travel guide. a building bucket list. Destination Architecture ticks all the right boxes." —The Essential Journal

"Inspiring... Elegant... Sometimes it pays to judge a book by its cover... Anyone with an interest will enjoy this compendium of 1,000 must-see contemporary buildings around the world." —The Times

"One thousand of the most compelling designs from this period have been complied in Destination Architecture a new book published by Phaidon that aims to become an unparalleled resource for enjoying these examples of contemporary built culture." —CNN Style

"Both universal landscapes and personal experiences are represented in a new publication that considers the wider effects of architectural tourism... The buildings featured are thrillingly diverse in their approaches." —Aesthetica

"Worship at the altar of striking architecture... with 1,000 mesmerizing examples of extraordinary contemporary buildings." —Atlas Obscura

"The go-to travel guide for architecture geeks... Whether you're an architecture aficionado or an intrepid traveller who wants to learn more about the incredible buildings you discover on your adventures, new book Destination Architecture is the ultimate bible, featuring more than 1,000 of the world's most compelling contemporary designs." —TheCultureTrip.com

"A fantastic collection of 1000 of today's most compelling structures by the world's greatest architects... The definitive travel guide for architects, architourists, and armchair travellers alike. Gift to clients, or leave around the store for inspiration." —TTG (Travel Trade Gazette Luxury)

"[A]n unparalleled and comprehensive resource for anyone wanting to get more out of their travels. No journey, from a long weekend to a long-haul trip, would be complete without this expertly curated 'who's who' of the most exciting architecture in the world... It's the best way to find and enjoy contemporary built culture on every continent." —Dwell Online

"Architecture buffs will be thrilled to see the most interesting, ground-breaking, and important buildings in the world all together in this comprehensive tome." —Elle Online

"Not just for architecture lovers, the 560-page tome is also a valuable reference for anyone wanting to enjoy some culture during their journeys... Beautifully illustrated." —Elle Decoration

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