Wooden structures: 100 Contemporary Wood Buildings. TASCHEN Books
Travel the world to investigate one of the greatest renaissances in architecture: wood. How has this elemental material come to steal the show at luxury hot spring structures and cutting-edge urban renewal schemes? With 100 projects from China, Chile, and everywhere in between, this global survey explores the technical, environmental, and sensory elements that have inspired a return to timber.
Green Architecture (Bibliotheca Universalis) - TASCHEN Books
Sprouting with fresh ideas and sunny outlooks, this compact edition brings together the best examples of contemporary green buildings today. Well-known architects like Frank Gehry and Norman Foster sit alongside young, up-and-coming creators. Each entry introduces a key project through plans, photos, and a close reading of the sustainable and ecological nature of the design.
Architectural Theory (Bibliotheca Universalis) - TASCHEN Books
The most influential architectural essays written since the Renaissance, copiously illustrated and neatly organized chronologically and by country. Discover the theories behind the structures in which we live, work, and play. From Alberti and Palladio to Le Corbusier and Koolhaas, this is the all-in-one, must-have book for anyone interested in what architects have to say about their craft.
Frank Lloyd Wright - TASCHEN Books
Frank Lloyd Wright’s paradigm-shifting projects. This authoritative overview, based on TASCHEN’s previous three-volume monograph and unlimited access to the Frank Lloyd Wright archives, scours the length and breadth of Wright's career to bring you all the gems of his genius at a new, bargain price.