03 September 2006

Architecture Now! V.4

The previous edition of this series, Architecture Now, was the winner of the prestigious Saint-Etienne Prize for the Best Architecture and Design Book of 2004. Now Volume 4 brings an even more spectacular portfolio of contemporary architecture and design to a general readership via Taschen's policy of high quality publications at budget prices. The selection here is quite breathtaking. Constructions range from multi-million prestige buildings to humble buildings such as a tree house, a loft extension, and a project for sheltered housing made out of sandbags. There's an exhibition centre built out of old shipping containers, a water purification plant, hotels built in the desert in the form of tents, and one spectacular private commission which includes a house built on a cliff top with a suspended swimming pool which looks as if it is ... Read more >>

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