Softcover with jacket, 6.4 x 9.8 in., 712 pages
Through scorching heat to unforgiving chills, BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group presents a dazzling round-up of adaptive architecture in extreme environments around the world. In coordination with a major exhibition at the National Building Museum, Washington, 60 case studies show how structures can become holistic ecosystems of both economic and environmental profit.
Editors in charge
||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, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid. He is internationally renowned as one of the most popular writers on the subject of architecture.|
||Florian Kobler studied history, politics, and American literature at University of Konstanz and IEP Grenoble. He has worked for TASCHEN since 2004, coordinating titles from Serpentine Gallery Pavilions to Frans Lanting’s Life, and from Studio Olafur Eliasson to Henri Matisse, Cut-outs.|