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Modern House 2

Melhuish, Clare

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ISBN 10: 0714839876 / ISBN 13: 9780714839875
Editorial: Phaidon Press, London, 2000
Condición: Nr. Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Título: Modern House 2

Editorial: Phaidon Press, London

Año de publicación: 2000

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro: Nr. Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Nr. Fine

Edición: First.

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Following Phaidon's hugely popular Modern House (1993), Modern House 2 is a survey of the world's most innovative contemporary houses. Organized thematically, it examines over 30 houses, considering contemporary issues such as ecological concerns, changing patterns of living, building with sensitivity in increasingly populated cities, and respecting the environment when building in isolated rural areas. It also discusses concept houses for the future, focusing on international competition designs or commissions for 'model houses' and offers an insight into future possibilities for domestic architecture. Architects featured include Glenn Murcutt, Office for Metropolitan Architecture, Foster and Partners, Williams and Tsien, Gunter Behnisch, Patkau Architects, SANAA, Herzog & de Meuron, Marcos Acayaba and Gabriel Poole. Modern House 2 responds to an increasing level of knowledge and sophistication about design and environmental issues to illustrate that striking and innovative design can be achieved within the framework of concerns about everyday living patterns that affect us all.

About the Author:

Clare Melhuish is an architectural critic and anthropologist specializing in modern architecture and cultural identity. She contributes regularly to the Architects' Journal and was formerly reviews editor for Building Design. She is the author of Phaidon's Odile Decq: Benoit Cornette monograph (1996), and editor of Architecture and Anthropology (AD Profile 124, Academy Editions, 1996). She has written extensively for the Architectural Press and other publications.

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