17 October 2006

Mediterranean Modern

If you like looking at examples of beautiful contemporary architecture, designer homes overlooking the sea, and experiments with shapes, materials, and domestic organisation - then this new book from Thames & Hudson is worth your consideration. It's like A Place in the Sun on steroids. Dominic Bradbury has assembled mini-essays on twenty-five of the best in modern architect-designed houses. They differ in their styles, but are united by their clean lines, open plan living, and a serious commitment to integration with their surroundings. The overall style, which might reflect the editor's taste or might represent the movement of the current decade, is for buildings that are minimalist, rectangular, low-rise, and which blend sympathetically with their surroundings ... Read more >>


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