English,German | 1999 | ISBN: 3822863904 | PDF | 576 pages | 592 Mb
The first in a series of bi-annual surveys of architectural practice, this text is a reference for those interested in late-20th century buildings and design. The work of 57 architects is represented with exhaustive photographs, pland and commentary on 83 buildings.
The earth seems smaller after reading this ambitious book. Its aim: to present the world’s most exciting new buildings as humanity enters the new millennium. The book illustrates and analyzes more than 80 projects by 50 well-known architects. While acknowledging the existence of local styles, Philip Jodidio–editor of a prestigious French art journal–emphasizes the global nature of architecture today