The best contemporary houses from around the world.
Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors
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An accessible overview of the best contemporary houses from around the world
Covers a wide range of housing types built by established architects, such as Shigeru Ban, John Pawson and Kengo Kuma, alongside emerging architectural talents
Includes projects built on restricted urban plots in Tokyo as well as remote sites in the United States and South Africa
Featuring 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 best houses featured in the Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture. Focusing on private houses, this is a well-informed survey of the best residential architecture to be built in recent years. Each project is given two double page spreads with a selection of images showing every aspect of the building, accompanied by an engaging and informative text about the house and its context.