Modern house three

Modern house three

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Modern House 3 is an overview of the most innovative houses built around the world in recent years, following the successful publication of Phaidon's Modern House (1993) and Modern House 2 (2000). This book presents 33 houses in 15 countries, by both distinguished architects and up-and-coming young designers, including David Adjaye (London), Tadao Ando (Japan), Carlos Ferrater (Spain), Sean Godsell (Australia), Kengo Kuma (China), Richard Meier (United States), Julie Snow (Canada), and Werner Sobek (Germany), among others. The houses are organized in three thematic sections that address integrating architecture and landscape, negotiating unusual programs and client needs, and building with new materials and energy-saving technologies. Each house exemplifies a unique approach to contemporary living and design.Consumers have come to expect affordable well-designed modern style in everything from teapots and toasters to computers and cars. ... developer housing and specially commissioned homes, and architects around the world are rushing to fill the need with houses ... Perhaps the most radical proposition in the world of prefab housing is for developing compact living units from used shipping containers.

Title:Modern house three
Author:Raul A. Barreneche
Publisher:Phaidon Press - 2005


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