Living on Water (Pre-order)

Contemporary Houses Framed By Water

Pre-order now. This title will be shipped from 2 February 2018

Phaidon Editors


Price: USD$49.95

A sumptuous survey of houses built with a strong connection to the oceans, lakes, rivers, and pools around them

Living on Water showcases the finest examples of residential architecture that have one thing in common - their special relationship to that most essential of elements: water. These homes have been designed with water as a fundamental key to their very essence - whether built with a water view, built on water itself, or built to be reflected in water - and the results are stunning. This is a global tour that provides endless inspiration.

"...Let water in, where possible, not hope to subdue Mother Nature... Live with the water, rather than struggle to defeat it."—New York Times


Format: Hardback
Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
Pages: 272 pp
Illustrations: 441 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714875729

Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors

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