Architects at the cutting edge

"Some really inspirational buildings from some of the most cutting-edge architects around. Beautifully presented. A joy to read." - IDFX, London

Architecture Now! Volume 4 proves that the best keep getting better, with new names from all over the world and the most exciting and unique buildings and designs. As always, easy-to-navigate illustrated A-Z entries include current and recent projects, biographies, contact information, and website addresses.

Here are just a few of the projects that are featured in the book:

  • A shelter for the needy made out of sandbags
  • Nomadic Museum made by Shigeru Ban out of shipping containers
  • A tree house in Germany
  • New Museums that have been built by Gehry, Mansilla and Tuñón, Richard Meier or Herzog & de Meuron
  • The BMW Central Building in Leipzig by Zaha Hadid
  • Klein Dytham’s amazing Wedding Chapel in Japan
  • Design hotels in Berlin, São Paulo, and Cerro Paranal, Chile
  • The new masterpiece by Rem Koolhaas/OMA - the Central Library in Seattle
  • Private houses in Mexico City, São Paulo, Corsica, and Great Mackerel Beach, Australia
  • Mix Las Vegas by Patrick Jouin
  • A tower that will grow like a tree in New York
  • With-it architects like David Adjaye, Caramel, Graftlab, Jakob +MacFarlane, Asymptote or Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis
  • Artists who take on architectural space like Anselm Kiefer, Frank Stella and Bill Viola, or architects who are interested in art, like Peter Eisenman
The author:
Philip Jodidio (born 1954) studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His books include TASCHEN’s Architecture Now! series, and monographs on Tadao Ando, Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid. He is internationally renowned as one of the most popular writers on the subject of architecture.
Architecture Now! Vol. 4 (TASCHEN 25 Edition)

Architecture Now! Vol. 4


Hardcover, 6.7 x 8.5 in., 352 pages
$ 14.99
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
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  • See also
Shigeru Ban. Complete Works 1985-2010, Art Edition (Collector's Edition)
Shigeru Ban. Complete Works 1985-2010, Art Edition
Suisse binding with cover artwork in clamshell box, 12.1 x 15.4 in., 466 pages
$ 1,800

A special cover custom made by Shigeru Ban, with a hand-crafted mesh, inspired by the roof design of the new Centre Pompidou-Metz. Limited edition of 200 copies
Arts & Architecture 1945-49 (TASCHEN 25 Edition)
Arts & Architecture 1945-49
Hardcover, 9.8 x 12.6 in., 632 pages
New edition, only $ 69.99
Original edition $ 700

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