Black (Pre-order)

Architecture in Monochrome, mini format


A stunning journey through the world's most dramatic and inspiring black architecture - now in a cool, compact new format

Pre-order now. Shipped from 22 January 2020.


With an introduction by Stella Paul


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Price: USD$19.95

A stunning journey through the world's most dramatic and inspiring black architecture - now in a cool, compact new format

In this sleek, stylish and easy-to-use new size, Black: Architecture in Monochrome highlights the exquisite elegance of black in the built world through more than 150 structures. From ancient churches to contemporary skyscrapers, Black demonstrates how hues from ebony to onyx have been beloved by architects for centuries. Insightful texts paired with striking photography bring to life these captivating buildings including works by Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, David Adjaye, Jean Nouvel, Peter Marino, and Steven Holl.



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Hardback
Size: 163 x 123 mm (6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in)
Pages: 368 pp
Illustrations: 158 illustrations
ISBN: 9781838660697

Stella Paul was educator-in-charge (exhibitions and communications) and senior manager of the Interpretative Audio Program (Digital Media) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. She established the Smithsonian Institution's Southern California Center for the Archives of American Art, and has worked as a curator at LACMA.

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