John Pawson Works

A monograph on one of the foremost proponents of Minimalism.

Deyan Sudjic


Price: USD$39.95



  • Expanded edition of John Pawson's only monograph, which now includes his most recent projects: a private house in Germany (2003) and the celebrated Novy Dvur monastery in the Czech Republic (2004)
  • Pawson (b.1949) is the acclaimed designer of a wide variety of high-profile projects, including the Calvin Klein flagship store in Manhattan, a house on Majorca for the art dealer Hans Neuendorf, airport lounges for Cathay Pacific in Hong Kong and a number of art galleries, among others
  • His architecture of essentials and unique approach to design have had unprecedented impact and attracted attention around the world
  • Incisive text and specially commissioned pictures explore Pawson's design process, working methods and philosophical approach

In The Press
'For the minimalist in your life, this would be the perfect present: a book that is as refined, precise and elegant as the buildings it describes.' (LA Architect)
'John Pawson Works (Phaidon, $59.95) is not your ordinary monograph, thanks to lively prose by Deyan Sudjic, the editor of Domus, the Italian design magazine.' (Julie Iovine, The New York Times)

About the author(s)

Deyan Sudjic was formerly editor of Blueprint and Domus magazines, and Director of ‘Glasgow 1999: UK City of Architecture and Design’ and the Venice Architectural Biennale 2002. Architecture critic of The Observer, he has written many books, including John Pawson Themes and Projects, The 100 Mile City (1992), Blade of light: the Story of London's Millennium Bridge (2002) and Ron Arad published by Phaidon.


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